Volkswagen will recall 227 thousand cars due to problems with airbags and seat belts

Volkswagen will recall 227 thousand cars due to problems with airbags and seat belts

September 21, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Volkswagen and Porsche will have to recall about 227,000 cars due to problems with airbags and seat belt pretensioners.

A report by the German Stuttgarter Zeitung on Thursday said the recall affects Tiguan, Sharan and CC models built in 2015, as well as the 2015 and 2016 Porsche 911, Boxster, Cayman and Panamera models.

The report said that the German Federal Automotive Industry Authority said cars needed to upgrade airbag control unit software.

Volkswagen noted possible airbag problems in some damaged cars, adding that new software needs to be installed. Representative

Porsche said about 23,500 Porsche models could be affected by airbags or seat belt pretensioners, even if the car did not crash.

Volkswagen said that of the affected vehicles, about 3,900 were sold in Germany.