60G3 – Sunshade Insufficiently Fire Retardant – 2023-2024 Volkswagen ID.4

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November 8, 2023 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 23V750000

Sunshade Insufficiently Fire Retardant/FMVSS 302

In a fire, fabric that is not fire retardant may further fuel a fire, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V750

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 23,883

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2023-2024 ID.4 vehicles. The interior sunshade for the panoramic glass roof may be insufficiently fire retardant. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 302, “Flammability of Interior Materials.”

 

Remedy

Dealers will apply flame retardant to the sunshade fabric, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 5, 2024. Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 60G3.

 

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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Affected Vehicles

Country Beginning Model Year Ending Model Year Vehicle Vehicle Count
USA 2023 2024 ID4 23,883
CAN 2023 2024 ID4 2,744

 

Issue:

The interior sunshade of the panoramic glass roof may not consistently meet the requirements of FMVSS 302/CMVSS 302, Flammability of Interior. Materials. In a fire, fabric that doesn’t meet flammability requirements could increase the risk of injury.

 

Repair:

  • REPAIR NOT YET AVAILABLE
  • Check daily campaign open inventory report or OMD for affected vehicles in inventory.
  • Volkswagen is working to make a recall remedy available as soon as possible for the affected vehicles. Dealers and owners will be notified in writing once the recall remedy work can be performed.

 


Chronology :

May 2023: internal CoP tests (Conformity of Production) resulted in not OK tests. Supplier contacted for clarification.

June – August 2023: Intensive testing conducted. Analysis together with supplier and other laboratories. Due to Inconsistent test results no root cause identified. Test setup discussed.

September 08, 2023: Topic presented to the Volkswagen Product Safety Committee. The material had always shown passing test results in the laboratory used by the supplier and therefore indicated to be compliant with FMVSS 302. The Committee issued a task for additional technical clarification and evaluation of options.

November 01, 2023: Topic presented to the Volkswagen Product Safety Committee again. Out of an abundance of caution, due to inconsistent test results, a noncompliance recall was decided because the interior sunshade covering the panoramic glass roof may not consistently meet the requirements of FMVSS 302.

No field complaints known.

 


2 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
VOLKSWAGEN ID.4 2023-2024

 


3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-23V750-7994.pdf 700.068KB

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Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-23V750-8595.PDF 215.73KB

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Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Advance Notice – Compliance Recall 60G3 / Panoramic Glass Roof Interior Sunshade Date: November 10, 2023

RCMN-23V750-0435.pdf 227.887KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

For the Latest and Most Recent Recalls Information Visit the link below…

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=23V750&docType=RCL

 


 

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