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Volkswagen recalls model year 2018 Tiguans

An incorrect roof reinforcement may impair the side airbags

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
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Volkswagen Group of America is recalling two model year 2018 Tiguans.

During the repair of roof damage, an incorrect roof reinforcement assembly may have been installed.

The incorrect reinforcement may decrease the roof's structural integrity or affect deployment of the side curtain airbags, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will replace the roof reinforcement free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on November 18, 2021.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 51H5.

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