2018 Volkswagen Tiguan recall 42i7

Volkswagen Recall 42i7: Rear Shocks May Have Poor Welds

2018 Volkswagen Tiguan

If the lower loop of the rear shock absorber detaches, there may be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Rear — Shock Absorber

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheelbase (LWB) vehicles. A lower loop of a rear shock absorber may separate from its base due to an incorrect welding process
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear shock absorbers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 30, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42i7.

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Date Announced
APR 25, 2018
Vehicles Affected
7,430
Volkswagen Recall #
42i7
NHTSA Campaign #
18V262000
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