2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    21V038000
    Recall Date
    02/01/2021
    Component
    SEATS:CRITICAL FASTENERS
    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Long Wheelbase and Jetta vehicles. Bolts may be missing from the front seat tracks.

    Consequence

    The seat can move front and back without restriction if bolts are missing, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seat tracks and, as necessary, install the bolts, free of charge. The recall began February 18, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 72L6.

  • Recall Number
    20V716000
    Recall Date
    11/18/2020
    Component
    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Atlas Cross Sport, Tiguan LWB, Jetta NF, Jetta GLI, Golf GTI, Atlas FL and Arteon vehicles. The rear view camera could malfunction during an ignition cycle, leading to a black screen or infotainment system freeze. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Consequence

    A black or frozen rear view image reduces the driver's visibility when reversing, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the infotainment system software, free of charge. The recall began December 11, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 91BB/91BC.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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