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2012 Volkswagen GTI Recalls

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Most Recent 2012 Volkswagen GTI Recall

On August 4, 2015, Volkswagen recalled 420,000 Volkswagen GTI. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 volkswagen cc, passat, and tiguan, 2010-2013 eos and jetta, 2011-2014 golf and gti, and 2011-2013 jetta sportwagen vehicles. in the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. this contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.
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2012 Volkswagen GTI Recall Details

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.