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    Thread: Volkswagen Recalls 420,000 Vehicles for Air Bag Issue

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      08-14-2015 12:55 PM #1
      http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireS...issue-33083222

      Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles in the U.S. because of a problem that can prevent front air bags from deploying in a crash.

      The recall is for eight models, including the Jetta, Passat and Tiguan, with model years between 2010 and 2014. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Friday that debris can rip a cable that keeps the front air bag powered, which could lead to a failure to deploy. There were nine complaints from customers, the NHTSA said. No accidents or injuries have been reported.

      Volkswagen said it is still developing a fix for the problem and will notify owners when it does. But it said that customers who see the air bag monitoring light illuminate should contact a dealer immediately to have the vehicle inspected or repaired.

      The recalled vehicles are the CC, Passat, and Tiguan with model years 2010 to 2014; the Eos and Jetta with model years 2010 to 2013; the Golf and GTI with model years 2011 to 2014; and the Jetta SportWagen with model years 2011 to 2013.
      Time to keep an eye out for an airbag light...

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      08-14-2015 02:48 PM #5
      Looks like my 13 Tiguan would have been affected by this, but it was totaled in a front end collision which resulted in the deployment of the air bags......

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      08-14-2015 03:38 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by jnelson View Post
      Time to keep an eye out for an airbag light...
      no ****.

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      08-14-2015 03:49 PM #7
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      08-14-2015 03:50 PM #8
      guess my Jetta will be going in...

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      08-14-2015 03:52 PM #9
      I thought it was common knowledge if the air bag light was on the bags wouldn't work
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      I'm sure a lot of these guys went home after the carwash and played a little hans solo.

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      08-14-2015 03:53 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by ThreadBomber View Post
      I thought it was common knowledge if the air bag light was on the bags wouldn't work
      exactly.



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      08-14-2015 03:54 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by absoluteczech View Post
      exactly.
      Common knowledge not so common
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      Quote Originally Posted by Sump View Post
      I'm sure a lot of these guys went home after the carwash and played a little hans solo.

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      08-14-2015 04:56 PM #12
      I just love it - searching for "VW airbag recall" returns a huge number of hits, searching VW.com yields none!

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      08-14-2015 05:11 PM #13
      Important to note that this recall only applies to you if your airbag light is on.
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      08-14-2015 05:15 PM #14
      If your light isn't on, the bag works.
      So no worries here.
      Nine complaints..

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      08-14-2015 05:18 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by ThreadBomber View Post
      I thought it was common knowledge if the air bag light was on the bags wouldn't work
      Think of someone you know who is of only "average" intelligence.

      Now realize that half of the world's population is stupider than that guy.
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      08-14-2015 05:25 PM #16
      Nothing so far listed on my '13 Tiguan.

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