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2016 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

Report Date:
July 17, 2019
Campaign Number:
19V535000
Component:
AIR BAGS: AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Tiguan and CC vehicles. The air bag Electronic Control Unit (ECU) may have a defective power supply capacitor that can result in air bag deactivation or inadvertent deployment of the air bags.

Consequence Summary:
Deactivated air bags increases the risk of injury. Inadvertent deployment of the air bags increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install new software and replace the air bag ECU as necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 25, 2019. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Z5.

2016 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN

Report Date:
June 24, 2016
Campaign Number:
16V464000
Component:
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 CC vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016, to February 3, 2016, Golf R and Tiguan vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 28, 2016, and e-Golf vehicles manufactured November 25, 2015, to January 11, 2016. Vibrations, such as those created by opening and closing a vehicle door, may cause the rear child door locks to disengage, allowing a child to open a rear door while inside the vehicle.

Consequence Summary:
If an unrestrained child unexpectedly opens a door, they may fall from the vehicle increasing their risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the child lock(s), free of charge. The recall began on August 22, 2016. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 58C9.