37M2 – Key May Be Removed When Not In Park – 2011-2019 Volkswagen

August 22, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V615000

Key May Be Removed When Not In Park

Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than “Park” increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V615

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STEERING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 679,027

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2019 GTI, 2015-2016 and 2018-2019 Golf, 2012-2019 Beetle and Beetle Convertible, 2017-2019 Golf SportWagen and 2011-2018 Jetta vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission, manual handbrake and keyless entry. A build-up of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition when the transmission shift lever is not in “Park.”

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74D9 – Passenger Air Bag May Switch Off/FMVSS 208 – 2017-2018 Audi

July 24, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V547000

Passenger Air Bag May Switch Off/FMVSS 208

A disabled passenger air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V547

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 144,092

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet, S5 Sportback, S5 Coupe, S4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sportback and A5 Coupe and 2017-2018 A4 Sedan and A4 Allroad vehicles. Oxidation on the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) connecting cable may cause the software to misdiagnose a malfunction and disable the passenger air bag.

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69Z5 – Air Bag ECU May Malfunction – 2015-2016 Volkswagen Tiguan & CC

July 17, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V535000

Air Bag ECU May Malfunction

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

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V535

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 27,822

 

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.

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90N1 – Instrument Panel Carrier May Break; Damage Airbags – 2019 Audi Q5 & SQ5

June 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V473000

Instrument Panel Carrier May Break; Damage Airbags

A damaged frontal air bag may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of an injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V473

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 28

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. In the event of a crash deploying the passenger’s frontal air bag, the instrument panel carrier may break due to incorrect welding. If the carrier breaks, there may be damage to the passenger frontal air bag.

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Compliance Recall 94L9 / Headlight Adjusting Screw Caps – 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat & 2018-2019 Atlas

May 22, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V389000

Headlights can be Adjusted/FMVSS 108

Without the blocking cap, the headlight aim can be adjusted out of specification, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V389

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 662,185

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight’s horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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