VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN 2018: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : TIGUAN Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2016-12-08 - 2018-07-07
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V467000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-08-07 Date Received by ODI: 2018-07-13 Date Added to Database: 2018-07-18
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 60D1
Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 45457
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles. The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit.
Consequence:
      A short-circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, free of charge, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature. The recall began July 24, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall 60D1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.