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Volkswagen Tiguan Recalls

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Most Recent Volkswagen Tiguan Recall

On May 16, 2018, Volkswagen recalled 252 Volkswagen Tiguan. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2016 eos, 2012 passat, 2012-2016 cc, 2015 e-golf, 2011-2015 touareg, 2012-2015 tiguan, and 2011-2016 golf and 2011-2013 gti vehicles. modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.
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Volkswagen Tiguan Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 16, 2018

For affected vehicles which were sold to customers after being used for internal use at Volkswagen, some vehicle modifications were made that prevent them from being compliant for applicable federal regulations. These software and hardware modifications may or may not be able to be repaired. If vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of crash, fire or injury.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. 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 dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Years Affected:2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
RepairPal Expert Overview on February 9, 2018

The driver's frontal air bag may not be appropriate for vehicles sold and driven in the United States. In a crash, these air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in April, 2018. 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 dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Volkswagen recall number is 69V2.

Year Affected:2017
RepairPal Expert Overview on December 29, 2016

Both frontal air bags as well as the head air bags may not properly deploy in an accident. Also, the seat belt pretensioners may not properly deploy in an accident. This would increase risk of occupant injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Audi or Volkswagen must be performed by an Audi or Volkswagen dealership, respectively. Audi and Volkswagen will notify known 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 Audi or Volkswagen dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Year Affected:2017
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.

Year Affected:2016
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.

Year Affected:2015
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