2018 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
HazardIn the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel and front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69V2.