VW recall: attention danger! The Airbag can trigger a false alarm | consumers

VW with a recall In older models of the VW Golf and VW Passat, there is a risk of the Airbags being deployed. There is a risk of injury. callback at VW of

VW recall: attention danger! The Airbag can trigger a false alarm | consumers

VW with a recall In older models of the VW Golf and VW Passat, there is a risk of the Airbags being deployed. There is a risk of injury.

callback at VW of older models of the Golf and the Passat. In the elderly, Golf and Passat models of VW risks associated with the triggering of the Airbags were found. In Germany are affected by the callback over 3,000 models of VW .

Kassel - The largest German industrial group Volkswagen ( VW ), there are, according to information from dpa, a callback for some older models, due to the risks involved in the triggering of the Airbags. The Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA) in Flensburg, Germany, explains, however, that relatively few vehicles of VW are affected.

This is around 4,100 copies of the VW -Golf and VW Passat in the world from the years 1997 to 1999. Apparently there are around 3200 models in Germany.

recall on VW: risks in Airbags

reason for callback in the largest German industrial group, VW be that of the gas generator in the Airbag was not sealed sufficiently. This allows it to stick without prior warning, an "error signal" of the airbag can occur in older VW models.

"In an extreme case, the housing of the gas generator may break and injure the occupants", the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt. In addition, the office stressed in Flensburg, it was clear that no damage to persons or property are known.

VW recall: The Airbag can trigger errors

In a statement to the callback from VW the company said that the "insufficient seal" could occasionally occur in models of the Golf convertible, and Passat. The Airbag could cause errors. Owners of the concerned cars from the years 1997 to 1999 were asked to put up with the car group, VW or a garage in connection. According to the current state as a precaution, 3.122 vehicles from VW were recalled.

VW recall: several problems with Airbags in the past

In the past years, in different countries, again increasing problems with defective Airbags . In the USA it was due to the strong triggering of the Airbags, which threw parts of the metal cladding by the vehicle, injuries and even several deaths.

VW is not threatened with recall: Serious deficiencies in Golf 8

VW has problems with Airbags . The biggest German industrial companies, VW's, another recall: on The new Golf 8 from VW were serious defects threatening found. Therefore, a massive callback is the Auto-concert . The delivery has stopped, the group in the meantime.

the cause of The threat of a recall, a Software Problem at the Golf 8 is. Is affected by the electrical emergency assistant eCall. According to information provided by the car manufacturer VW a reliable data transfer could device not to be ensured at the wheel.

VW threatens another recall: Over 30,000 vehicles

affected The Problem, it was found according to the largest German industrial group, VW in internal Tests from the Auto group. The group was circles also known that at least 30,000 brands of Golf 8 are affected by the Software problems and may be a callback could face.

Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA), however, has, as yet, no decision about a possible Rückru f like. This is expected according to the preliminary stop of the supply of Golf 8 from VW however, in the next few days.

By Karolin Schaefer

In the case of Plasters from Hansaplast there was also a recall. The company from Hamburg, calling back four of its paving products in various designs. There is a risk due to a possible contamination with bacteria. Affected by this recall your patches can send products upon prior arrangement to the manufacturer.

Updated Date: 30 May 2020, 01:35

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