VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2006: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : PASSAT||Year : 2006|
|Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V079000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-10||Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-10||Date Added to Database: 2016-02-10|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
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|Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 151767|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2006 Volkswagen Passat sedans and wagons, 2005-2013 Audi A3, and 2006-2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall began March 2017. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
|Report Initiator: ODI||V Report|
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Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.