Safety Recall 69AL – Airbag Crash Sensors – 2018 Volkswagen Atlas

January 31, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V057000

Incorrectly Manufactured Air Bag Sensor

In the event of a crash necessitating frontal air bag deployment, a delayed or disabled airbag deployment can increase the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V057

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 7

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Atlas vehicles. The vehicles may be equipped with an incorrectly manufactured air bag sensor, which can delay or disable air bag deployment when necessary.

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Safety Recall 69AE / Driver Front Airbag Inflator – 1998-2001 Audi

January 31, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V056000

Air Bag Inflators May Underinflate Bag

In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the air bag may not properly protect the occupant, increasing the risk of serious injury or death.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V056

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 106,857

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VW) is recalling certain 2000-2001 TT Roadster, 2000 TT Coupe, 1999 Audi A8, 1998-2000 Audi A6, and 1999-2000 Audi A4 vehicles equipped with Non-Azide Driver air bag Inflators (NADI) that do not contain phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant. Due to a manufacturing issue, the NADI inflators may absorb moisture, possibly causing the air bag to deploy improperly in the event of a crash.

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Safety Recall Code: 40P1 – Front Wheel Bearings – 2019 Volkswagen Jetta & Golf

December 11, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V879000

Front Wheel Bearings Improperly Machined

The excessive stress can cause steering, traction or other stability issues or breakage relating to the front wheels, and increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V879

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected 8

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Jetta GLI, Golf Alltrack, and Golf GTI vehicles. The front wheel bearings may have been improperly machined, potentially causing excessive stress on the wheel, wheel bolts, or wheel bearings.

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34J6 – Clutch Can Fail to Engage Causing a Loss of Power – 2013-2015 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid

December 6, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V866000

Clutch Can Fail to Engage Causing a Loss of Power

A decrease in transmission oil pressure can cause the clutch to fail to engage, resulting in a sudden loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V866

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,167

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Jetta Hybrid vehicles equipped with a DQ200 7-Speed DSG Automatic Transmission. Hairline cracks can develop within the transmission electronic gearbox (mechatronic unit), causing an internal transmission oil leak and a decrease in oil pressure.

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Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode – 2011-2013 Audi A3

December 4, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V862000

Driver Side Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V862

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 226

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Passat, 2011-2014 Golf A6, and 2011-2013 Audi A3 diesel vehicles, thought to have been previously repaired under one of the Takata air bag recalls. The driver’s side air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

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