What’s the Problem?
This NHTSA Recall began on Feb. 12, 2021, and affects:
- 2012-2014 Volkswagen Beetle
- 2012-2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
“The driver’s side air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling,” NHTSA said. “An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.”
If you purchased a Beetle that is affected by this recall, you should stop driving it and contact your local Volkswagen dealer to schedule a free airbag replacement.
Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69BC.
Do I Have a Volkswagen Beetle Class Action Lawsuit?
The Class Action Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Volkswagen Beetle Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or another loved one was harmed by a recalled VW Beetle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.