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Crash Test Data for 2017 Volkswagen

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Service Bulletins for 2017 Volkswagen

2017 VOLKSWAGEN CC
Bulletin Number: TT911612_2045091
UPDATE TO INCLUDE MODEL YEAR 2017. INFORMATION ADDRESSED CORRECTION TO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS LOADING OF SWAP KEYS INTO A NEW 5F MODULE.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
Bulletin Number: TT401602_2045407
CLARIFICATION ON NORMAL APPEARANCE OF THE CENTER SUB FRAME BUSHING TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY REPAIRS.
Bulletin Number: V601606_2045403
PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE SHOULD A WATER LEAK OCCUR.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GTI
Bulletin Number: TT401602_2045407
CLARIFICATION ON NORMAL APPEARANCE OF THE CENTER SUB FRAME BUSHING TO PREVENT UNNECESSARY REPAIRS.
Bulletin Number: V601606_2045403
PANORAMIC SUNROOF INSPECTION AND REPAIR PROCEDURE SHOULD A WATER LEAK OCCUR.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
Bulletin Number: TT911612_2045091
UPDATE TO INCLUDE MODEL YEAR 2017. INFORMATION ADDRESSED CORRECTION TO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS LOADING OF SWAP KEYS INTO A NEW 5F MODULE.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
Bulletin Number: TT911612_2045091
UPDATE TO INCLUDE MODEL YEAR 2017. INFORMATION ADDRESSED CORRECTION TO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS LOADING OF SWAP KEYS INTO A NEW 5F MODULE.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
Bulletin Number: TT911612_2045091
UPDATE TO INCLUDE MODEL YEAR 2017. INFORMATION ADDRESSED CORRECTION TO TEST PLAN INFORMATION TO ADDRESS LOADING OF SWAP KEYS INTO A NEW 5F MODULE.
Bulletin Number: V551614_2045227
POINTS OF INSPECTION AND REPAIR INSTRUCTION SHOULD A WATER LEAK APPEAR AROUND THE REAR LID.

 

Recalls for 2017 Volkswagen

2017 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:08/17/2016 - 01/27/2016
Potential Units Affected:797

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Beetle and Jetta GLI vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B9.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN CC
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:11/18/2015 - 06/03/2016
Potential Units Affected:23

Defect Description:

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:

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

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72G5.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:07/27/2016 - 07/29/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:07/27/2016 - 07/29/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:07/27/2016 - 07/29/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:07/27/2016 - 07/29/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:11/25/2016 - 11/30/2016
Potential Units Affected:2

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles equipped with a 1.4L engine. These vehicles have an engine that may seize due to an improper casting of the block.

Consequence:

If the engine seizes, the wheels may suddenly lock up, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will either buy back the vehicle or replace the engine block, free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10F4.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:06/21/2016 - 11/18/2016
Potential Units Affected:797

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Beetle and Jetta GLI vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B9.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:01/16/2017 - 01/16/2017
Potential Units Affected:2

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles. The affected vehicles have Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) markings on the body that do not match the VIN plate near the windshield. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."

Consequence:

The mismatched VINs make the vehicle noncompliant with regulatory requirements.

Action:

Volkswagen has notified owners and has replaced the vehicles, free of charge. The recall began on June 2, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 06A8.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN JETTA
NHTSA Campaign ID:EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:06/30/2016 - 11/30/2016
Potential Units Affected:4875

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles. The affected vehicles have incorrect information on the tire information label, possibly causing the operator to overload the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

Consequence:

Overloading the vehicle may affect vehicle handling or result in tire damage, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers install a corrected tire information label, free of charge. The recall began March 30, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 01B8
2017 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FLUID
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:01/12/2017 - 01/30/2017
Potential Units Affected:1007

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.

Consequence:

A low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected brake lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47N3.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT
NHTSA Campaign ID:SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:01/12/2017 - 01/30/2017
Potential Units Affected:1007

Defect Description:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.

Consequence:

A low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Action:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected brake lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47N3.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/02/2016 - 11/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/02/2016 - 11/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/02/2016 - 11/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
2017 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN
NHTSA Campaign ID:AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Manufacturer:Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates:09/02/2016 - 11/16/2016
Potential Units Affected:5947

Defect Description:

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.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Action:

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The recall began April 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.