2020 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT - AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL:CUSHION
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 Passat vehicles. The passenger frontal air bag may have been folded incorrectly affecting its deployment force. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
HazardAn incorrectly folded air bag can deploy with too much force, increasing the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AY.