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Published on 05. 03. 2021
The tubular frame of the driver’s seat may have been incorrectly welded.
This could impair the stability of the seat and its restraining effect in the event of an accident, in particular, in the event of a rear-end collision.
The Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace models affected by this recall were manufactured between 23 September and 21 October 2020.
Volkswagen recall code: 72L9
Affected models: Jetta, Tiguan Allspace
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 39
Source: Rapex Alert 9/2021 A12/00309/21
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.