Volkswagen Group of America – Incorrect Side Impact Air Bag Installed

Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas and 2020 Passat vehicles. An incorrect driver and/or front passenger side impact air bag may have been installed.

Affected models: ,

Report Received Date 20190320
NHTSA ID 19V218000
Consequence Summary In an event of a side impact crash, an incorrect side airbag may not deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Action Volkswagen has inspected and replaced the side air bags, free of charge. The recall was completed in April 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Y8.
Recall Code 69Y8
Potentially Affected 3
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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