Volkswagen Up! Recall [Australia]

Australia ACCC RecallAustralia/Canberra: Volkswagen Group Australia recalls some Volkswagen Up! Vehicles due to airbag malfunction, injury hazards. ACCC: http://ht.ly/oYgUc

Direct link: http://www.recalls.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/1051193

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Vehicles are subject to this recall:

  • Volkswagen Up! Vehicles with the following VINs: WVWZZZAAZDD096194, WVWZZZAAZDD095755 and WVWZZZAAZDD095948

According to the ACCC, a small number of Volkswagen Up! Vehicles may have had airbags fitted that were not correctly programmed. If a Vehicle has the incorrect settings, the diagnosis function of the side crash sensors is deactivated. If this occurs, an error will result in the side crash sensors not working, meaning that potential faults will not be recognised and the airbag warning light will not be illuminated.

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ACCC PRA number: 2013/13731
Recalls Direct RIN: 2013-2525
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Visit the Living Safely site: http://www.LivingSafely.org
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