Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 11. 07. 2021
Incorrect Bowden cables were installed on the remote unlocking of the 2/3 seatback of the asymmetrically divisible rear seat. As a result, the locking of the rear seatback or its restraining effect in the event of an accident could be impaired, increasing the risk of injury.
The Volkswagen Tiguan models affected by this recall were manufactured between 13 January and 11 March 2021.
VW recall code: 72M4
Affected models: Tiguan
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 3 471
Source: Rapex Alert 27/2021 A12/00971/21
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.
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
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.