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Volkswagen Up! (2011 – 2012)

Published on 25. 01. 2021

Problem description:

The propellant used in the Takata airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures and high-temperature cycling.

In the event of an airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.

The Volkswagen Up! models affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 August 2011 and 7 June 2012.

VW recall code: 69BF

Source: Rapex Alert 3/2021 A12/00064/21

Tags: * Volkswagen * Up!  * 

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Type of alert Serious
Make Volkswagen
Model Up!
Production period 1. 8. 2011 - 7. 6. 2012
Risk Injury
Type/number of model Type-approval number: e13*2007/46*1167*, Type: AA
Country of origin Slovakia
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210122

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

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