May 23, 2018

Volkswagen Recalls Passats for Air Bags

By Staff Writer May 07, 2018

Volkswagen Group of America Inc. is recalling 71,355 2006-07 Volkswagen Passat sedan and wagon vehicles.


Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall was expected to begin April 30.


Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q8. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-079.

Last modified on Monday, 07 May 2018 18:26