Volkswagen and Porsche will withdraw 227 thousand cars because of problems with airbags and seatbelts

Volkswagen and Porsche will withdraw 227 thousand cars because of problems with airbags and seatbelts

Volkswagen and Porsche will have to recall about 227 000 vehicles because of problems with airbags and seat belt pretensioners.

In the report of the German Stuttgarter Zeitung published on Thursday, says that the recall affects model Tiguan, Sharan and CC, built in 2015, as well as models of the Porsche 911, Boxster, Cayman and Panamera 2015 and 2016.

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The report said that the Federal office of automobile industry of Germany reported that vehicles are required to update the software of the control units, airbags.

Volkswagen noted possible problems with the airbags in some of the damaged vehicles, adding that it is necessary to install new software. Representative.

Porsche said that around 23 500 of the Porsche models affected by the triggering of airbags or belt tensioners, even if the vehicle has not been in an accident.

Brand reported that of the affected vehicles about 3,900 instances were implemented in Germany.