Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

March 7, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

08V064000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

720

Summary:

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 720 MY 2008 AUDI TT COUPE VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES WERE PRODUCED WITH C-PILLAR TRIM COVER CLIPS THAT DO NOT PROVIDE ADEQUATE RETENTION. IN THE EVENT OF A DEPLOYMENT OF THE REAR PYROTECHNIC SAFETY BELT, THE C-PILLAR TRIM COVER MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM THE SHEET METAL DUE TO LOW RETENTION FORCE OF THE TRIM CLIP.

Consequence:

THE DETACHED TRIM COVER COULD POSE A RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY FOR VEHICLE FRONT SEAT OCCUPANTS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED CLIP ON THE AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 7, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VW/AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

Notes:

VW/AUDI RECALL NO. 70D1/JX. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236, (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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