NHTSA May 2018 Vehicle Recalls: 13 [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Monday, May 7, 2018, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of thirteen (13) vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the thirteen (13) recalls the NHTSA has announced this May comes news of the following:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Volkswagen”) has recalled an estimated 71,335 model year 2006-2007 Volkswagen Passat Sedan and Wagon vVehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

According to the NHTSA, in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Volkswagen will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Q8. Please note: this recall partially supersedes recall 16V-079.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V247000
Recalls Direct RIN: 10135-2018
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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