2015 Volkswagen Eos recall 69S8/69Y5

Volkswagen Recall 69S8/69Y5: Driver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

2015 Volkswagen Eos

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Air Bags — Frontal — Driver Side Inflator Module

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015 Passat, 2015-2016 Eos, 2015-2017 CC, 2016-2017 TT Roadster, TT Coupe, 2017 Audi R8 Coupe, and R8 Spyder vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall began March 4, 2019. Volkswagen owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298; Audi owners may contact Audi at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69S8 (Audi) and 69Y5 (Volkswagen).

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Date Announced
JAN 11, 2019
Vehicles Affected
119,394
Volkswagen Recall #
69S8/69Y5
NHTSA Campaign #
19V014000
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