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Volkswagen CC Recalls

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03/16/18 Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2014 volkswagen cc, 2010-2014 golf, 2010-2011 eos, 2007-2010 passat sedan, and 2007-2010 passat wagon vehicles. upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. the recall began march 16, 2018. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 69q9. note: this recall partially supersedes recall 16v-078.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
06/01/11 Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2012, cc vehicles, for failing to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicles safety standard no. 138, "tire pressure monitoring system (tpms)." the factory installed wheels and tires were replaced at the port with accessory wheels and tires that were not equipped with the proper tpms sensors.

With the incorrect tpms sensors, drivers will receive a constant warning from the tire pressure monitor system. the system alerts the driver but, due to incorrect tpms sensors, the system cannot determine if the vehicle tires are properly inflated. this increases the risk that the vehicle will be driven with one or more underinflated tires, increasing the risk of a tire failure that may lead to a crash.

Volkswagen will replace the tpms sensors with the proper sensors to make the tpms system of the vehicles compliant with fmvss 138. as of june 1, 2011, volkswagen has contacted all affected customers to schedule the repairs free of charge. owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.

Volkswagen safety recall no. 44j4/xo.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
12/31/69 Engine Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2016 volkswagen cc, 2006-2010 passat and passat wagon vehicles. interruption of electrical power to the fuel pump control module may cause the fuel pump to fail.

If the fuel pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump control module, free of charge. remedy parts are currently unavailable. interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed on october 13, 2017. owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 20ae.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
01/15/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 volkswagen cc, and passat, 2010-2013 eos, 2011-2014 golf, gti, jetta, and tiguan, and 2012-2014 jetta sportwagen vehicles. in the affected vehicles, debris may contaminate the air bag clock spring, a spiral wound, flat cable that keeps the air bag powered while the steering wheel is being turned. this contamination may tear the cable and result in a loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag.

A loss of electrical connection to the driver's frontal air bag will prevent the air bag from deploying in the event of a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover over the steering wheel clock spring if the air bag light is off. if the airbag light is on and the steering wheel clock spring requires replacement, dealers will install a new steering wheel clock spring. these repairs will be performed free of charge. the recall began on january 15, 2016. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
06/26/17 Other 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."

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

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.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
08/22/16 Other 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.

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

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.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
04/08/09 Other Volkswagen is recalling approximately 5,000 my 2009 cc vehicles. some affected vehicles may have an incorrectly routed right front passenger seat belt buckle wiring harness, creating the potential for wires to become damaged when the seat is moved fully up or down or back and forth. if this wiring damage occurs, the airbag control module will switch to a fallback algorithm and deactivate the passenger's frontal air bag.

In the event of a crash, the passenger's frontal airbag will not deploy and will not be able to properly protect an occupant, increasing the risk of injuries.

Dealers will inspect and adjust the routing of the right front passenger seat belt wiring harness. if a damaged wiring harness is found, the harness will be replaced free of charge. the recall is expected to begin during april 2009. owners may contact volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.

Volkswagen recall no. 69h3/s3.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
12/31/69 Other Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2016 eos, 2012 passat, 2012-2016 cc, 2015 e-golf, 2011-2015 touareg, 2012-2015 tiguan, and 2011-2016 golf and 2011-2013 gti vehicles. modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause the affected vehicles to not comply with all of the applicable regulatory requirements.

If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles to make them fully compliant or volkswagen will repurchase them if necessary, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin july 13, 2018. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Volkswagen CC Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.