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Volkswagen Tiguan Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 6 Volkswagen Tiguan recalls between 2009 and 2016. Learn if your Volkswagen Tiguan is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 24, 2016

The child locks on the rear doors may not remain securely engaged due to vibrations causing the mechanisms to unlock. This could allow the doors to be opened by a child unexpectedly, resulting in possible injury.

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). If you do receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 28, 2016

The inflators that deploy the driver's and passenger front seat mounted air bags in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen or Audi must be performed by a Volkswagen or Audi dealership, respectively. Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen or Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 4, 2015

The driver's side air bag may not be powered and as a result may not function as designed in an accident. This can cause increased risk of driver injury.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timeline of this notification is unavailable as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 26, 2015

The certification labels on the vehicles may have improper or missing tire pressures and weight ratings listed on them. This can cause confusion about proper vehicle and tire capacities, resulting in overloading the vehicle and operating it unsafely.

Recalls on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen notified owners of affected vehicles in June, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 21, 2014

The engine can stall unexpectedly while driving.

Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 19, 2014. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Volkswagen dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The VW recall number is 24AV/2W.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 22, 2013

Certain vehicles can experience a partial loss of exterior lighting.

Volkswagen will notify owners beginning December 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Volkswagen recall number is 97Z9/2V.