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Volkswagen Tiguan Recalls

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Most Recent Volkswagen Tiguan Recall

On December 29, 2016, Volkswagen recalled 5,901 Volkswagen Tiguan. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
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Volkswagen Tiguan Recall Details

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.

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.