Volkswagen Recalls Some 2016-2017 Cars

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Posted: May 15, 2017

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 CC vehicles. Incorrect front seat VW CC Head Restraint Recallhead 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’s Remedy

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.

Owners Can Be Proactive

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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Injured by a Defective Product?

The law limits the time you have to make a claim if you are injured by a defective product. Call Bridgeport personal injury attorney Jim Miron. at 203.339.5991 or toll free at 1.844.44MIRON (1.844.446.4766). You can also contact Jim through this link.