What's the Problem?
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this recall affects:
- 2012-2014 Volkswagen Beetle
- 2012-2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
These Beetles were manufactured with driver's side airbag inflators that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high-temperature cycling. An airbag inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants.
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Volkswagen is notifying owners and dealers will replace the defective airbags, free of charge.
This recall began on February 12, 2021.
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Do I Have a Volkswagen Beetle Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at Schmidt & Clark, LLP law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Volkswagen Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury cases in all 50 states.
If you or another loved one was harmed by a recalled Volkswagen vehicle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.