Recalls & Defects For 2017 Volkswagen Golf

Vehicle Report: 2017 Volkswagen Golf

Recalls & Defects

Recall Subject: AIR Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Report Receipt Date: 12/29/2016
NHTSA Campaign: 16v955000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.

Consequence
In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

Remedy
Volkswagen and audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. the recall began april 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

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.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Steering:column Locking:anti-Theft Device

Report Receipt Date: 07/11/2018
NHTSA Campaign: 18v464000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2018 volkswagen golf and golf sportwagen vehicles. the build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in "park." as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114, "theft protection and rollaway prevention."

Consequence
Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than "park" increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.

Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. the recall began march 19, 2019. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 37l5.

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.safercar.gov.


Recall Subject: Suspension:rear:springs:coil Springs

Report Receipt Date: 03/06/2019
NHTSA Campaign: 19v188000

Summary
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2019 golf sportwagen, 2019 jetta, 2015-2019 golf, and 2018-2019 tiguan vehicles. the rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.

Consequence
If a coil spring fractures while driving, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge. the recall began april 12, 2019. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. volkswagen's number for this recall is 42j5.

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.safercar.gov.



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