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Published on 12. 04. 2021
Faulty crash sensors for the airbag restraint systems may have been installed in the doors. This could impair the protective effect of the side airbags, head airbags, and/or belt tensioners, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
The Volkswagen Golf 8 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 September and 2 October 2020.
VW recall code: 69BU
Affected models: Golf 8
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 835
Source: Rapex Alert 14/2021 INFO/00090/21
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Volkswagen dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.