VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN 2018: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : TIGUAN Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-03-10 - 2018-05-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V375000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-19 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-06 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-08
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 69W8 69W9
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 821
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan vehicles. In the event of a crash, the passenger frontal air bag may tear or not properly unfold during deployment.
Consequence:
      If the air bag were to tear or unfold incorrectly during deployment, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began July 19, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 69W8, and 69W9.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
Notes:
      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.