22E031 – XE99- Rear Hatch Accessory Spoiler – Volkswagen

April 6, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22E031000

Insufficiently Attached Spoiler May Separate

An insufficiently attached spoiler may separate from the vehicle, becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22E031

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 275

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain rear hatch spoilers, part numbers 5NA-071-644–C9A and 5NA-071-644–C9X, sold as accessories for 2018-2022 Tiguan long wheel base vehicles. Due to incorrect installation instructions, the accessory rear hatch spoiler may be insufficiently attached to the vehicle.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the spoiler, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 3, 2022. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

 

Notes

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.nhtsa.gov.

 

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Equipment Recall Information

This is an equipment recall for an accessory sold over the counter at Volkswagen dealerships. Due to the nature of this type of sale, Volkswagen does not have the ability to track sales or installation of this accessory.

ELSA will not show a code for potentially affected VINs, and there will not be an owner notification mailing. Dealers are required to review their part sales records and immediately contact any customers to whom the recalled component was sold.

 

Affected Equipment

Rear Hatch Accessory Spoiler, Part Numbers 5NA-071-644–C9A and 5NA-071-644– C9X sold as an accessory at authorized Volkswagen dealerships between August 14, 2017 and November 19, 2021.

 

Potentially Affected Vehicles

2018 – 2022 Tiguan (Long Wheel Base)

 

Problem Description

Due to possible poor adhesion of the accessory rear spoiler to the vehicle body, there is a risk of the spoiler coming loose and falling off the vehicle. If the spoiler falls from the vehicle, it can become a hazard on the roadway for other traffic, posing a potential crash and injury risk to others.

 

Corrective Action

Dealers are required to review their part sales records and immediately contact any customers to whom an affected rear hatch accessory spoiler (Part Numbers 5NA-071- 644–C9A and 5NA-071-644–C9X) was sold, and replace it with an updated one free of charge. Dealers are also required to post the flyer found in Appendix A of the campaign circular as directed.

 

Precautions

If the recall condition is present on the vehicle, customers may notice that the spoiler has become loose or separated from the vehicle hatch. If this happens, customers are advised to contact an authorized Volkswagen dealer to have the issue addressed without delay.

 

Repair:

  • REPAIR AVAILABLE – June 10, 2022
  • See ELSA/ServiceNet for complete repair & claiming instructions
  • Repair every affected inventory vehicle before delivery to consumers.

 


1 Affected Product

Equipment

BRAND PART NO. PRODUCTION DATES
VOLKSWAGEN ACCESSORY SPOILER

 


6 Associated Documents

Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-22E031-7253.PDF 214.354KB

RCLRPT-22E031-7253

 


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-22E031-6380.pdf 645.196KB

RCAK-22E031-6380

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – VOLKSWAGEN Date: June 03, 2022 Repair Available – Equipment Recall XE99 / Rear Hatch Accessory Spoiler

RCMN-22E031-0439.pdf 387.47KB

RCMN-22E031-0439

 


Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1 – 06/03/2022

RCLRPT-22E031-9031.PDF 214.357KB

RCLRPT-22E031-9031

 


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-22E031-8441.pdf 4561.452KB

RCRIT-22E031-8441

 


Appendix A – Dealership Flyer

RMISC-22E031-4065.pdf 159.326KB

RMISC-22E031-4065

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=22E031&docType=RCL

 


 

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