10F7 – Improperly Torqued Engine Support Bolts – 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V159
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ENGINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Improperly Torqued Engine Support Bolts

If the engine support bolts were not properly tightened, an unexpected engine breakdown or loss of engine power may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The engine support bolts on these vehicles may not have been properly tightened.

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69Q9 – Driver’s Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2007-2014 Volkswagen

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V148
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 51,352

 

Driver’s Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

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.

 

Summary

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.

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20AR – Fuel Line – 2012-2014 Audi A6 & A7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V781
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 48,693

 

Fuel Line May Leak Fuel

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles. The fuel line has a compression point that can weaken, potentially resulting in a fuel leak.

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69V2 – Incorrect Driver Air Bag Installed/FMVSS 208 – 2017-2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V102
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,768

 

Incorrect Driver Air Bag Installed/FMVSS 208

In the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

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44N9 – Incorrect Information on Tire Label/FMVSS 110 – 2014-2018 Audi RS7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V096
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,543

 

Incorrect Information on Tire Label/FMVSS 110

If the operator were to load the vehicle based on information on the tire information label, they could overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Audi RS7 vehicles. The tire information label on these vehicles incorrectly lists the combined maximum weight as 1146 lbs/520 kg, when the correct combined maximum weight is actually 992 lbs/470 kg. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

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