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2009 Volkswagen Routan recall S6

Volkswagen Recall S6: Missing Information On Owners Manual

2009 Volkswagen Routan

Any such objects could cause injury to the vehicle's occupants in the event of a crash severe enough to cause the air bag to inflate.

Equipment — Other — Owners/Service/Other Manual

Summary
Volkswagen is recalling 18,500 MY 2009 Routan vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 208, "occupant crash protection." The owner's manual was printed without the FMVSS no. 208 required information explaining that no objects should be placed over the or near the air bag on the instrument panel.
Actions
Dealers will send an owner's manual insert containing the required air bag information for owner installation or dealers will install in the event the owner prefers assistance from the dealer. The recall began on July 31, 2009. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.
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Date Announced
JUL 01, 2009
Vehicles Affected
18,500
Volkswagen Recall #
S6
NHTSA Campaign #
09V244000
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