Recall number R/2016/065
There are 38 VW vehicles affected by the recall R/2016/065.
This recall was issued on April 6th, 2016 and all the details of this VW recall (R/2016/065 - SIDE AIRBAG GAS GENERATOR CANISTER MAY FAIL) are provided bellow:
Reason for concern:
SIDE AIRBAG GAS GENERATOR CANISTER MAY FAIL
Reason for recall:
For certain vehicles manufactured within a specific period it is possible that the gas generator housing may be damaged if a side airbag is deployed. If the airbag/s were deployed the gas generator could explode and dislodge small metal parts which could cause injury to the vehicle occupants.
Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and check the dates of manufacture for the left and or right side airbags. Where a possibly affected airbag is found it will be replaced.
How to check if the vehicle is recalled:
Contact the local VW dealership or manufacturer. You will not need to pay for anything involving the recall.
How the manufacturer will repair:
The Recalled vehicles will have the fixing checked and corrected as necessary by and official VW service.
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Number of affected VW vehicles:
VW vehicles affected
Others recall actions for VW
Currently there are 37 models of vehicles manufactured by VW that have recall actions in UK.
This is the list of affected models from VW.
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