|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : ATLAS||Year : 2018|
|Build Dates : 2018-04-18 – 2018-05-03|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V375000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-07-19||Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-06||Date Added to Database: 2018-06-08|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 69W8 69W9|
|Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 821|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. “Volkswagen” is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan vehicles. In the event of a crash, the passenger frontal air bag may tear or not properly unfold during deployment.
If the air bag were to tear or unfold incorrectly during deployment, it can increase the risk of injury.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall began July 19, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are 69W8, and 69W9.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208|
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.safercar.gov.