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Volkswagen Sharan (2015)

Published on 21. 09. 2019

Problem description:

As a result of a production error, a capacitor in the airbag control unit may fail. In rare instances, the control unit may interpret the change in voltage when the capacitor fails as a signal similar to that in a crash and initiate the unwanted activation of the airbag(s) and/or the belt tensioner(s). Unexpected activation of the airbags may increase the risk of injury to the car occupants.

The Volkswagen Sharan models affected by this recall were manufactured between 6 January 2015 and 22 December 2015.

VW recall code: 69Z5

Source: Rapex Alert 38/2019 A12/1365/19

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Type of alert
Make Volkswagen
Model Sharan
Production period 6. 1. 2015 - 22. 12. 2015
Risk 1
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0450*, e1*2007/46*0401*, e1*2001/116*0468*; types: 5N, 7N, 3CC
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2019-09-20 09:27:56

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.

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