2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN VIN: WVGAV7AX8BW536524

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Make

VOLKSWAGEN

Manufacturer Name

VOLKSWAGEN GROUP OF AMERICA, INC.

Model

Tiguan

Model Year

2011

Plant City

WOLFSBURG

Vehicle Type

MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE (MPV)

Plant Country

GERMANY

Body Class

Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV)/Multi-Purpose Vehicle (MPV)

Doors

4

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating From

Class 1C: 4,001 - 5,000 lb (1,814 - 2,268 kg)

Trailer Type Connection

Not Applicable

Trailer Body Type

Not Applicable

Transmission Style

Automatic

Engine Number of Cylinders

4

Displacement (CC)

1984

Displacement (CI)

121.071108283

Displacement (L)

1.984000

Engine Power (kW)

149.1400

Fuel Type - Primary

Gasoline

Engine Brake (hp) From

200

Other Engine Info

50-St. BIN 5/ULEV II emission. Emissions Certification Test Group: BADXV02.03UA

Engine Manufacturer

Volkswagen

Seat Belt Type

Manual

Other Restraint System Info

Active Seat Belt

Curtain Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Front Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Side Air Bag Locations

1st Row (Driver and Passenger)

Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Type

Direct

Bus Floor Configuration Type

Not Applicable

Bus Type

Not Applicable

Custom Motorcycle Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Suspension Type

Not Applicable

Motorcycle Chassis Type

Not Applicable

2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN Crash Test Score

0

Overall Rating

Overall Front Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Driver Side
Front Passenger Side

Overall Side Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Combined Side Barrier and Pole Ratings

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Front Seat
Rear Seat

Side Barrier

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Driver
Rear Passenger

Overall Side Pole Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Star Rating

Combines Driver and Passenger star ratings into a single frontal rating. The frontal barrier test simulates a head-on collision between two similar vehicles, each moving at 35 mph.

Rollover Risk:
17.4%

2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN Safety Features

Seat Belts and Head Restraints

Dynamic Head Restraints Not Available
Head Restraint Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Advanced Belt Feature Standard
Adjustable Upper Belt Anchorage Driver, Front Passenger
Seat Belt Reminder System Driver, Front Passenger

Air Bags

Frontal Air Bag Driver, Front Passenger
Curtain Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat
Pelvis/Torso Driver, Front Passenger
Knee Not Available
Additional Air Bags Not Available
Meets Side Air Bag Out-of-Position Requirements Yes

Child Passenger Features

LATCH Locations Rear Seat
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) Standard
Safety Power Windows (Anti-Pinch) locations Driver, Front Passenger, Rear Seat

Complaints Assosiated with VIN WVGAV7AX8BW536524

Components: STEERING AIR BAGS

March 04, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11076645
Consumer Location: TAMPA, FL
VIN: WVGAV7AX8BW****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN. WHILE MAKING A LEFT TURN, THERE WAS A CLICKING NOISE COMING FROM THE STEERING WHEEL AND AN AIR BAG WARNING MESSAGE ILLUMINATED. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO BRANDON VOLKSWAGEN (9816 E ADAMO DR, TAMPA, FL 33619, (844) 378-9574) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE CLOCK SPRING FAILED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED PER NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 15V483000 (AIR BAGS); HOWEVER, THE FAILURE RECURRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS CONTACTED AND DID NOT ASSIST. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 90,000.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AIR BAGS

March 22, 2015
NHTSA ID Number: 10702212
Consumer Location: HOUSTON, TX
VIN: WVGAV7AX8BW****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE JUST UNDER 45K AND WAS TOLD THE CLOCKSPRING SHORTED WITH NO REAL REASON AS TO WHY THIS WOULD HAPPEN SO EARLY IN THE VEHICLE LIFE. THE IMPACT OF THE FAILURE FROM WHAT I CAN VISUALLY TELL IS THAT I HAVE NO HORN, THE ELECTRONIC CONSOLE DOES NOT FUNCTION AND ALL BUTTONS ON THE STEERING WHEEL DO NOT WORK. THE CONSOLE ALSO DISPLAYS AN AIRBAG ERROR, WHICH THE DEALER CANNOT CONFIRM IF THIS IMPACTS MY ACTUAL AIRBAG SYSTEM. I'M TOLD THE PART COSTS $290 PLUS $400 IN LABOR COSTS. GIVEN THE POTENTIAL SAFETY IMPACT OF THIS DEVICE, I FIND IT RIDICULOUS THAT ONE IT SHORTED, TWO THE PRICE IN LABOR TO REPLACE AND THE DEALERSHIP / VW CORPORATE UNWILLING TO ADDRESS THE CONCERN, OTHER THAN TO SAY I AM OUT OF WARRANTY. THIS WAS A REAL PROBLEM WITH OTHER MODELS IN THE VW LINE UP, INCLUDING A HUGE RECALL FOR CHRYSLER. I REALLY THINK SOMEONE SHOULD LOOK INTO THIS ISSUE AND DETERMINE IF THERE IS A RECALL THAT SHOULD BE DONE HERE. VERY DANGEROUS NOT KNOWING IF THE CLOCKSPRING IMPACTS THE AIR BAG SYSTEM IN MY VEHICLE, LET ALONE NOT HAVING A FUNCTIONING HORN. *TR

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING

December 02, 2013
NHTSA ID Number: 10559447
Consumer Location: FAYETTEVILLE, GA
VIN: WVGAV7AX8BW****

Summary of Complaint

WE HAD A PARTIAL LOSS OF EXTERIOR LIGHTING ON OUR 2011 VW TIGUAN AT ROUGHLY 61,000 MILES. WE LOST PASSENGER SIDE HEADLIGHT, REAR DRIVER SIDE BLINKER, FRONT PASSENGER BLINKER, REVERSE LIGHTS, AND TAG LIGHTS. WE TRIED TO REPLACE THE BULBS BUT BULBS WERE FINE. I ALSO CHECKED ALL FUSES AND ALL WERE OK NONE WERE BLOWN. WE THEN TOOK THE CAR TO AN IMPORT SPECIALIST SINCE THE CAR WAS NO LONGER UNDER WARRANTY. THEY FOUND A CIRCUIT UNDER THE FUSEBOX THAT OVERHEATED AND MELTED. THEY REPLACED THE CIRCUIT AND THE LIGHTING WAS RESTORED, HOWEVER THEY SAID THAT IT WOULD MOST LIKELY HAPPEN AGAIN. THE REPLACED CIRCUIT ONLY LASTED ABOUT THREE WEEKS AND NOW WE HAVE LOST THE SAME EXTERIOR LIGHTING AS BEFORE. WE CONTACTED VW SERVICE AND THEY SAID BASED ON OUR VIN # THERE WAS NO RECALL FOR OUR VEHICLE. *TR

Components: ENGINE

September 09, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11433271
Consumer Location: FORT COLLINS, CO
VIN: WvgbV7ax1bw****

Summary of Complaint

Timeing chain skipped a tooth destroyig the engine completely. Yes its available for inspection upon request. The problem has been settled in a class action lawsuit but no recall has been issued for ea888 engines between 2008 and 2013

Components: SUSPENSION

August 22, 2021
NHTSA ID Number: 11430373
Consumer Location: LISLE, IL
VIN: wvgav7ax4bw****

Summary of Complaint

The driver side rear coil spring snapped at 103,000 miles. We just returned from a road trip and are lucky it occurred in the driveway. There was a loud bang when it occurred. The car had to be towed for replacement of both coil springs.

Components: ENGINE FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM

November 24, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11377267
Consumer Location: NOKOMIS, FL
VIN: WVGAV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE VEHICLE STARTED SPUTTERING CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON. TOOK IT TO VOLKSWAGEN AND THEY TOLD ME TO PUT GAS TREATMENT IN SEE IF THAT FIXES PROBLEM. IT SEEMED TO HELP A BIT FOR A WEEK BUT CHECK ENGINE LIGHT STILL ON. THEN ONE MORNING I GOT UP AND TIRED TO START CAR IT HESITATED TO START ALMOST DIED AND STARTED. I WAS IN THE PROCESS OF TAKING IT TO VOLKSWAGEN AGAIN AND THE VEHICLE DIED WHILE I WAS DRIVING. THANK GOD I WAS JUST DOWN THE ROAD FROM MY HOUSE. IT COULD HAVE BEEN VERY DANGEROUS IF IT DIED ON HIGHWAY. ONE OF THE RECALLS ON THIS MODEL IS DESCRIBING WHAT HAPPENED TO MY VEHICLE. BUT WHEN I LOOK IT UP THE SCORE TELLS ME THE RECALLS WERE FIXED. WHICH I KNOW THIS IS NOT TRUE. MY MOTHER TRIED TO GET VOLKSWAGEN TO FIX THE AIRBAG RECALL THEY JUST DISMISSED HER SAYING YOUR VEHICLE IS NOT ONE ON RECALL. NOW THEY WANT ME TO PAY TO FIX VEHICLE THIS IS VERY EXPENSIVE AND UNACCEPTABLE! NOT A HAPPY CUSTOMER.

Components: STRUCTURE

October 15, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11365158
Consumer Location: PANORAMA CITY, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE LATCH FROM THE TRUNK STOPPED WORKING AND THE TRUNK DOESN'T CLOSE

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING AIR BAGS

March 10, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11330670
Consumer Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX1BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE LIGHTS ON THE CAR START FLASING ,WHEN YOU TURN OF THE CAR , EVERY LIGHT ON THE DASH BOARD & THE STERRING WHEEL HAVE A NOISE SOUND LIKE THE CLOCK RING HAS SOME DUST IN SIDE. *TR

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING AIR BAGS SERVICE BRAKES

June 05, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11327455
Consumer Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX1BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE CLOCK SPRING SOUND A LOT, WHEN YOU DO A TURN , AND IT SOUND A LOT , MOVING THE WHEEL, THE BRAKES HAVE A SOUND WHEN YOU ARE GO IN DOWN THE HILL , SEEMS LIKE THE CAR WANT TO STOP ,LIKE SOME BODY IS PUSHING THE BRAKES. *TR

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING AIR BAGS

May 30, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11326601
Consumer Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX1BW****

Summary of Complaint

AIR BAG CLOCK SPRING AND THE CAR STAR FLASHING. *TR

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

April 03, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11326096
Consumer Location: ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL
VIN: WVGBV7AX3BW****

Summary of Complaint

F16 FUSE BOX MELTING AND FUSE BURNT BUT NOT TRIPPED IN HOOD. ALL EXTERIOR LIGHTS WERE LOST WHILE DRIVING AND WAS ALMOST REAR ENDED AT HIGH SPEEDS ON HIGHWAY. *TR

Components: ENGINE

December 12, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11317708
Consumer Location: HOLLAND, PA
VIN: WVGBV7AX6BW****

Summary of Complaint

ENGINE WATER PUMP FAILURE DURING A STOP @ RED LIGHT

Components: ENGINE

March 10, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11317710
Consumer Location: HOLLAND, PA
VIN: WVGBV7AX6BW****

Summary of Complaint

TIMING CHAIN FAILURE, BROKEN. STARTED ENGINE ON 3-10-2020, ENGINE SPUTTERED, STALLED. SHOP MECHANIC CALLED 3-12-2020 TO NOTIFY ME THAT THE TIMING CHAIN SNAPPED.

Components: ENGINE

February 03, 2020
NHTSA ID Number: 11308824
Consumer Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX2BW****

Summary of Complaint

TIMING CHAIN FAILED WHICH CAUSED CAR TO DIE AND DAMAGED ENGINE. VEHICLE WAS IN MOTION WHEN THIS HAPPENED. TRAFFIC WAS NOT HEAVY AND VEHICLE WAS ON CITY STREET SO WAS ABLE TO STOP AND PULL OVER.

Components: AIR BAGS

December 21, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11291136
Consumer Location: BALTIMORE, MD
VIN: WVGBV7AXXBW****

Summary of Complaint

VEHICLE REPAIRED UNDER RECALL 15V483000 ON 5/2015. HOWEVER, THE REPAIRED/REPLACED PART APPEARS TO HAVE FAILED AGAIN (CLICKING NOISE WHEN TURNING WHEEL, AIR BAG LIGHT ON, COMPLETE LOSS OF POWER IN STEERING WHEEL). AIRBAG LIGHT CAME ON AFTER STARTING THE CAR WHILE PARKED ON SIDE OF CITY STREET AND MERGING INTO TRAFFIC AT LOW SPEED.

Components: STEERING UNKNOWN OR OTHER

October 12, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11286988
Consumer Location: BLOOMFIELD, CT
VIN: WVGBV7AX3BW****

Summary of Complaint

I OWN A 2011 VW TIGUAN AND IS THE WORST CAR I'VE EVER OWNED. 1. INITIALLY I HAD A BAD TURBO AT 60,000 MILES. CHECK ENGINE LIGHT SHOWED AND ENDED UP A BAD TURBO. 2. A BAD OIL LEAK FROM ONE OF THE ENGINE GASKET ONLY HAPPENED WHEN DRIVING 3. A BAD COOLANT LEAK. I WAS DRIVING AND I SAW THE OVERHEATING LIGHT ON I PULLED OVER AND ADDED COOLANT 5 MINUTES LATER WAS EMPTY AGAIN. 4. BAD POWER STEERING PUMP I WAS TURNING AND HEADS SOMETHING MAKING NOISE ON THE STEERING AND HAD TO REPLACE BEFORE SOMETHING MAJOR HAPPENED. AND NEXT I'M GETTING RID OF IT. TO BAD VERY BAD EXPERIENCE OWNING ONE OF THIS. AND I ONLY HAVE 80,000 MILES ON IT.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM EXTERIOR LIGHTING

October 21, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11271595
Consumer Location: CARY, NC
VIN: WVGAV7AX7BW****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN. THE CONTACT RECEIVED A RECALL NOTICE FOR NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 13V569000(EXTERIOR LIGHTING). THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO LEITH VOLKSWAGEN OF CARY (2300 AUTOPARK BLVD, CARY, NC 27511, (919) 297-1640) FOR THE RECALL REPAIR. WHILE DRIVING 55 MPH, THE EXTERIOR LIGHTING FAILED AND TURNED OFF WITHOUT WARNING. AFTER THE LIGHTING FAILURE, SEVERAL ERROR MESSAGES APPEARED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE SAME DEALER AND WAS INFORMED THAT THE FUSE BOX NEEDED TO BE REPLACED, WHICH WAS NOT COVERED IN THE INITIAL RECALL. THE CONTACT WAS INFORMED THAT HE WOULD HAVE TO PAY OUT OF POCKET TO HAVE THE VEHICLE REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE AND WAS INFORMED THAT THEY COULD NOT ASSIST BECAUSE THE VEHICLE HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN SERVICED PER THE RECALL. THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN REPAIRED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 83,000. *LN*JB

Components: UNKNOWN OR OTHER

September 03, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11258778
Consumer Location: FAYETTEVILLE, GA
VIN: WVGAV7AX5BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE FUEL INDICATOR (GAUGE) IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL DOES NOT TELL HOW MUCH FUEL IS IN THE VEHICLE. I BOUGHT THIS CAR USED BUT AS A "CERTIFIED" VEHICLE. I WOULD EXPECT THIS TO LAST LONGER AS I HAVE NEVER HAD ONE TO GO OUT ON A VEHICLE. IT NEVER TELLS HOW MUCH FUEL IS IN THE VEHICLE WHETHER IT IS STILL, BEING DRIVEN, HOT, COLD, OR WHATEVER. IT JUST DOESN'T WORK.

Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

April 10, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11255769
Consumer Location: FOSTER CITY, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX2BW****

Summary of Complaint

IN A SHOPPING CENTER PARKING LOT. AS I WAS PULLING INTO A PARKING SPOT, THE VEHICLE SURGED FORWARD, GAS PEDAL STUCK. PROCEEDED TO JUMP THE CURB, RAN OVER A SIGN, AND THEN INTO A LARGE FLOWER POT. ALL THE WHILE MOTOR RUNNING AT HIGH RPM'S, UNTIL THE IGNITION WAS TURNED OFF. THE ENTIRE FRONT OF THE CAR WAS DAMAGED.

Components: ENGINE

August 14, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11244428
Consumer Location: ALBUQUERQUE, NM
VIN: WVGAV7AX2BW****

Summary of Complaint

HAVE HAD 3 VW WATER PUMP FAILURES WITHIN THE PAST 11 MONTHS. THE ORIGINAL WATER PUMP FAILED IN SEPTEMBER 2018; THE REPLACEMENT FAILED IN JUNE 2019; AND ANOTHER REPLACEMENT FAILED IN AUGUST 2019. ALL INSTALLED AT AAA APPROVED MECHANIC SHOPS. COOLANT WOULD RUN LOW AND WHEN ALERTED TO THIS, IT COULD BE OBSERVED FLOWING ONTO THE GROUND WHILE THE VEHICLE ENGINE WAS RUNNING AND THE CAR IN MOTION.

Components: AIR BAGS

June 10, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11219094
Consumer Location: ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL
VIN: WVGAV7AXXBW****

Summary of Complaint

MANUFACTURER RECALL NUMBER 69L2 NHTSA RECALL NUMBER 15V483 THE DEALER REFUSE COMPLETE THE RECALL

Components: POWER TRAIN UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

May 22, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11217991
Consumer Location: HUNTINGTON, NY
VIN: WVGAV7AX6BW****

Summary of Complaint

BELT TENSIONER NOISE /MORNING STARTUP ROUGH IDLE AND MISFIRING.

Components: AIR BAGS

April 10, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11206831
Consumer Location: BESSEMER, AL
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNED A 2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING AT 40 MPH, WHEN APPROXIMATING A GREEN LIGHT, THE VEHICLE IN FRONT MADE A SUDDEN COMPLETE STOP CAUSING THE CONTACT'S VEHICLE CRASH INTO THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. THE AIR BAGS FAILED TO DEPLOY. MEDICAL ATTENTION WAS SOUGHT FOR THE CONTACT BUT THE INJURIES SUSTAINED WERE UNKNOWN. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO AN IMPOUND LOT. THE DEALER WAS NOT INFORMED OF FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS DESTROYED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 102,000. THE VIN WAS NOT AVAILABLE.

Components: ENGINE

March 30, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11192608
Consumer Location: GUILFORD, IN
VIN: WVGAV7AX2BW****

Summary of Complaint

ENGINE SHUT OFF AT A STOPPED POSITION RANDOMLY.

Components: SEATS UNKNOWN OR OTHER

February 05, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 11191727
Consumer Location: MEMPHIS, TN
VIN: WVGAV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

I HAVE A PROBLEM WITH MY PANORAMIC SUN SHADE IS SAGGING COST A LOT OF MONEY TO REPAIR...1500 AND UP ... MANY PEOPLE ARE HAVING THE SAME PROBLEM WITH SOMEHOW IT'S A POOR DESIGN

Components: ENGINE

December 07, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11162390
Consumer Location: WALKERSVILLE, MD
VIN: WVGBV7AX7BW****

Summary of Complaint

REAR MAIN OIL SEAL DESIGN IS INSIGNIFICANT. MY BLOWN OUT SEAL LEAKED OIL ONTO HEATED ENGINE COMPONENTS AND CAUSED SMOKE/OIL VAPORS TO BE PULLED INTO CABIN AREA. VEHICLE FIRE COULD HAVE BEEN POSSIBLE. THE VEHICLE WAS PARKED AND IDLING AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT BUT COULD HAVE JUST AS WELL BEEN DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD.

Components: AIR BAGS

October 30, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11145354
Consumer Location: BUFFALO, NY
VIN: WVGBV7AX1BW****

Summary of Complaint

THERE WAS NO CRASH OR PHYSICAL DAMAGE TO MY VEHICLE, AIRBAG SYSTEM IS MALFUNCTIONING. FOR ABOUT A WEEK NOW, "ERROR: AIRBAG" MESSAGE IS SHOWN UP ON DASHBOARD AND THE AIRBAG LIGHT HAS TURNED ON. IN ADDITION TO THAT, EVEN I BUCKLED UP, WHEN I MAKE A RIGHT TURN SEAT BELT ALARM IS BEEPING AND SEAT BELT LIGHT HAS TURNED ON WHILE I AM DRIVING. I AM CONCERNING ABOUT THIS SERIOUS SAFETY ISSUE. I AM DRIVING MY CAR EVERYDAY WITH POTENTIAL THREAT OF ACCIDENT WITHOUT AIRBAGS BEING DEPLOYED.

Components: ENGINE

October 31, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11145177
Consumer Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
VIN: WVGAV7AX5BW****

Summary of Complaint

ENGINE OIL LEAK WAS NOTICED FIRST WHEN PARKED. AFTER FIRST REPAIR (NOVEMBER 01, 2018), IT STARTED TO LEAK AGAIN ONLY AFTER TWO DAYS FROM REPAIR. THEN IT WAS AGAIN REPAIRED, BUT IT STARTED TO LEAK THE SAME DAY AGAIN EVEN A NEW OIL PAN WAS REPLACED. NOW T IS UNDER REPAIRING AGAIN (NOT SURE THE COST AND POSSIBILITY TO FIX YET). THIS REPRESENTS A SAFETY ISSUE THAT MAY CAUSE A FIRE OR EVENTUALLY ENGINE TO FAIL. MAY PROVIDE REPAIR REPORT FROM DEALER ONCE IT IS FINALIZED. THANK YOU.

Components: STEERING

September 28, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11132150
Consumer Location: CAMDEN, SC
VIN: WVGAV7AX0BW****

Summary of Complaint

STEERING WHEEL LOCKED UP WHILE DRIVING AND APPROACHING A 4-WAY STOP SIGN AT APPROXIMATELY 20 MPH ON A SECONDARY ASPHALT PAVEMENT ROADWAY. THE VEHICLE WAS RUNNING AND AN AUDIBLE BEEPING NOISE CAME FROM INSIDE THE VEHICLE WITH NO MESSAGE ON THE DISPLAY. IT IS BELIEVED THAT THE STEERING WHEEL LOCK ACTIVATED CAUSING THE PROBLEM TO OCCUR WHICH IS POSSIBLY A RESULT FROM A MALFUNCTION IN THE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM.

Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING AIR BAGS SERVICE BRAKES

September 18, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11131769
Consumer Location: SOUTH BOSTON, MA
VIN: WVGBV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

WAS DRIVING AIR BAG NEVER CAME OUT THE IMPACT WAS FRONT.

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM AIR BAGS

August 24, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11124242
Consumer Location: CORTLAND, OH
VIN: WVGBV7AX7BW****

Summary of Complaint

WHEN DOING A FULL TURN MY STEERING WHEEL STARTED CLICKING AND THEN MY AIRBAG LIGHT ILLUMINATED. I ALSO LOST ALL STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS AND HORN. AFTER DOING SOME RESEARCH, I FOUND OUT IT WAS A CLOCK SPRING. VOLKSWAGEN HAS HAD MANY MODELS AFFECTED BY THIS EVEN MY 2011 YEAR TIGUAN BUT WHEN VOLKWAGEN PULLS UP MY VIN, THEY ARE CLAIMING IT IS NOT PART OF THE RECALL WHICH IS VERY FRUSTRATIONG.

Components: AIR BAGS

August 27, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11123324
Consumer Location: HOMEWOOD, IL
VIN: WVGAV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

THE CLOCK SWITCH FAILED TWICE AND VW REFUSED TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE FAULTY PART ALTHOUGH IT SHOWS THE HAD RECALLED 2011 THRU 2014 BUT THEY SAID IT DIDN'T INCLUDE MY VIN.

Components: ENGINE

July 26, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11119485
Consumer Location: OXFORD, CT
VIN: WVGBV7AX8BW****

Summary of Complaint

TENSIONER AND CRANK SHAFT SPROCKET FAILURE. I BELIEVE THERE ARE SOME CLASS ACTION LAWSUITS ON THIS AND AM EXPECTING IT TO GO TO RECALL.

Components: ENGINE

July 25, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11118072
Consumer Location: EUGENE, OR
VIN: WVGBV7AX88B****

Summary of Complaint

A WARNING LIGHT CAME ON RIGHT AFTER STARTING THE CAR. THE OWNERS MANUAL SHOWED IT AS A "CATALYTIC CONVERTER" WARNING LIGHT AND RECOMMENDED THE CAR BE DRIVEN SLOWLY TO THE NEAREST VW DEALER. BY THE TIME IT ARRIVED AT THE DEALER, IT WAS VERY DIFFICULT TO RESTART, AND WHEN THEY SCANNED THE CODES, IT SHOWED A PROBLEM WITH CAMSHAFT TIMING. THE DEALER SAYS THE ENGINE SHOULD BE REPLACED.

Components: ENGINE

June 01, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11112194
Consumer Location: LAKELAND, FL
VIN: WVGAV7AX5BW****

Summary of Complaint

TL* THE CONTACT OWNS A 2011 VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE ENGINE WOULD NOT IMMEDIATELY START. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE LOCAL DEALER (LAKELAND VOLKSWAGEN, 209 S LAKE PARKER AVE, LAKELAND, FL) WHERE IT WAS DIAGNOSED THAT THE TIMING CHAIN WAS FAULTY AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED. WHILE OPERATING THE VEHICLE, THE MIL SENSOR INDICATOR REMAINED ILLUMINATED AND THE VEHICLE WOULD DRIVE AND IDLE ROUGHLY. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN BACK TO THE DEALER WHERE THE MANIFOLD INTAKE, CRANK CASE BREATHING VALVE, IGNITION COIL, AND NOX SENSOR WERE REPLACED, BUT THE FAILURES CONTINUED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURES. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 77,000.

Components: POWER TRAIN UNKNOWN OR OTHER ENGINE

June 08, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11104111
Consumer Location: CHICAGO, IL
VIN: WVGBV7AX7BW****

Summary of Complaint

I'M NOT SURE WHY THIS ISSUE HAS NOT BEEN RECALLED BUT THERE'S PLENTY ON THIS THAT PEOPLE ARE EVEN GOING TO THE TV NEWS STATIONS FOR HELP.THERE WAS NOTHING WRONG ,NO LIGHTS,NO WARNING LIGHTS PRIOR AND ALL OF A SUDDEN MY ENGINE MOTOR STOPS WORKING. I SPOKE WITH THE WARRANTY COMPANY ,THE EXTENDED WARRANTY COMPANY AS WELL AS VOLKSWAGEN... NOT ONE OF THEM WILL COVER THE ISSUE NOR HELP WITH THE ISSUE AT ALL. THE CAR WAS IN GREAT SHAPE AND ONLY JUST TURNED A MONTH AGO TO ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND MILES. I CAN'T AFFORD ALMOST 8 THOUSAND FOR NEW ENGINE AS WELL AS LABOR COSTS. THE CAR IS NOT VERY OLD FOR IT NOT TO B RUNNING AND MOTOR COMPLETELY STOP.I HAD TWO PAY THREE DIFFERENT DIAGNOSTIC COSTS AND TWO DIFFERENT TOWS. I NEED HELP,I WOULD ADVISE PEOPLE TO LOOK AT COMPLAINTS FROM 2009-2013 ON THIS VEHICLE WITH MOTOR WITH LOW MILES HAVING THIS ISSUE .IM THINKING OF CONTACTING A LAWYER TO HELP WITH THE ISSUE AS WELL AS THE VERY EXPENSIVE REPAIR COSTS.PRIOR TO THIS I OWNED THE DISEL PASSAT AND HAD TO TURN THAT IN WITH VOLKSWAGEN LYING ON EMISSIONS.DO NOT BUY A VOLKSWAGEN ,NOT WORTH IT.

Components: ENGINE

June 11, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11102266
Consumer Location: CHICAGO, IL
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

MY DAUGHTER WAS DRIVING THE CAR EVERYTHING WAS FINE GOING GOOD AS SHE WENT TO PUT IN PARK THE CAR JUST STOPPED..THE ENGINE COMPLETELY STOPPED. IT'S STILL NOT RUNNING ST ALL FOR NO REASON AT ALL.THE MAINTENANCE ON CAR IS UP TO DATE AS WELL AS BRAND NEW TIRES PUT ON.

Components: ENGINE

June 11, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11102267
Consumer Location: CHICAGO, IL
VIN: ****

Summary of Complaint

I HAD DID THIS BACK IN JANUARY AS WELL AS THE CAR ITSELF WAS NOT FEELING RIGHT. ON THE NEWS PEOPLE WITH THE SAME PROBLEM BETWEEN MILES OF 57 THOUSAND TO OVER 100 THOUSAND COMPLAINED ABOUT ENGINE,MOTOR COMPLETELY STOPPING,COMPLETELY NOT WORKING. MY CAR AS WELL JUST FULLY STOPPED FOR NO REASON.IVE CALLED MY WARRANTY COMPANY AND DUE TO IT BEING JUST 100 THOUSAND MILES AND TWO THOUSAND OVER BUT A YEAR 2019 STILL THEY WILL NOT HELP ME AT ALL.MY CAR IS STUCK IN MY DRIVEWAY WITH ME NOT HAVING A CAR TO DRIVE .I NEED HELP THIS IS NOT NORMAL THAT AN RHINE WITH NO PRIOR SIGNS JUST STOPS .I AM LOOKING FURTHER FOR MY OPTIONS AS I'M GETTING NO HELP THRU ANY VW.

Components: STEERING AIR BAGS

May 13, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11098614
Consumer Location: BELLEFONTE, PA
VIN: WVGBV7AX4BW****

Summary of Complaint

AFTER DRIVING MY 2011 TIGUAN FINE A COUPLE TIMES EARLIER IN THE DAY, I CAME BACK TO MY PARKED CAR, AND TURNED IT ON. WHEN I DID THIS MY AIRBAG LIGHT CAME ON WITH AN "ERROR: AIRBAG" MESSAGE ON THE DISPLAY. AFTER THIS HAPPENED, I NOTICE THE HORN AND OTHER ELECTRICAL FEATURES OF THE WHEEL DIDN'T WORK. I TOOK IT INTO THE SHOP, AND THEIR SAID THE CLOCK SPRING NEEDS REPLACED. IT WASN'T UNTIL AFTER ALL OF THIS THAT I FOUND OUT THERE HAD BEEN A RECALL. I WAS NEVER NOTIFIED OF THIS RECALL BEFORE. ALTHOUGH THE CLOCK SPRING NEEDS REPLACED, THE VW SERVICE CENTER SAID THEY CANNOT GET THE CLOCK SPRING PART TO REPLACE IT. THEY COULDN'T TELL ME A TIME THAT THE PART WOULD BE AVAILABLE.

Components: AIR BAGS UNKNOWN OR OTHER

May 11, 2018
NHTSA ID Number: 11093843
Consumer Location: SUGAR LAND, TX
VIN: WVGAV7AX9BW****

Summary of Complaint

AS I WAS TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL WITH THE VEHICLE IN MOTION, I HEARD A CLICKING SOUND AND THEN A SNAP. THE AIRBAG LIGHT IMMEDIATELY CAME ON AND ALL ELECTRONIC CONTROLS ON THE STEERING WHEEL AND THE HORN CEASED TO WORK. I HAD THE COVER PUT ON BASED ON THE PREVIOUS RECALL, WHICH OBVIOUSLY FAILED. I TOOK IT INTO THE DEALERSHIP AND AFTER A HARD FIGHT, HAD THEM REPLACE THE CLOCK SPRING. THEY REFUSE TO ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE ISSUE WITH THE HORN WAS RELATED TO THIS; HOWEVER, I HAVE READ SEVERAL OTHER COMPLAINTS INDICATING THE SAME ISSUE. CURRENTLY, THEY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO REPAIR MY HORN.

VOLKSWAGEN TIGUAN Sold

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