Volkswagen Atlas Recalled Because Water May Trigger Airbags

Volkswagen Atlas Recalled Because Water May Trigger Airbags

Volkswagen is recalling 9,685 of its 2018 Atlas SUVs because the airbags may deploy unintentionally, which could injure the vehicle’s occupants.

The issue stems from an improperly installed air-conditioning drain tube that can leak excess condensation from the SUV’s air- conditioning system onto an airbag control module (essentially the computer chip that determines when airbags should be deployed) instead of draining outside the vehicle. If the airbag control module gets wet, the vehicle’s airbags could deploy unintentionally, Volkswagen says…Read more on ConsumerReports.com

Sean ReyesVolkswagen Atlas Recalled Because Water May Trigger Airbags