Air-bag recall for Skoda and Volkswagen models

Air-bag recall for Skoda and Volkswagen models

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is overseeing a recall of Skoda Yeti and Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles.

Air-bag recall for Skoda and Volkswagen modelsThe ACCC tell us that 2015 Skoda Yeti vehicles are affected by the air-bag recall, though the year of manufacture of the Volkswagen vehicles hasn’t been confirmed.

It is believed only a small number of Skoda and Volkswagen vehicles are affected.

The ACCC recall notice advises that due to a manufacturing fault the side air-bags may deploy abnormally during an accident.

If the vehicle is involved in an accident and the side air-bag deploys abnormally, there is a risk of injury to the vehicle occupants.

A letter is being sent to affected owners of the vehicles. Further info is also available from Skoda and Volkswagen service centres or Volkswagen/Skoda Customer Care on 1800 504 076.

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