Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-17 Cars
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat head restraints (rests) have been installed in some of the affected vehicles. This manufacturing error may result in the seat occupant’s head being inadequately restrained in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, “Head Restraints.”
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seat head restraints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 72G5.