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2017 VOLKSWAGEN CC

Report Date:
April 28, 2017
Campaign Number:
17V287000
Component:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints (rests) may have been installed, possibly resulting in the seat occupant's head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints."

Consequence Summary:
If the seat occupant's head is inadequately restrained in the event of a crash, they have an increased risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall began June 26, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72G5.