Volkswagen is recalling 268 vehicles from its 2016-model year T6 Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle lines over concerns that the left side airbag may deploy incorrectly.
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The German manufacturer reports that the passenger side airbag may not deploy correctly in an accident, due to having been incorrectly folded during assembly.

As a result, the front-left side airbag’s effectiveness could be compromised and may increase the risk of injury to the front passenger in the event of a collision.

Volkswagen Caravelle

This recall is the sixth for Volkswagen Australia this year, following the Touareg recall a just over a fortnight ago, the Jetta and Tiguan recalls last month along with the Touareg and Passat recalls that were issued in late-March.

Owners of the affected Volkswagen vans will be contacted via mail. Customers who want more information can contact Volkswagen customer care on 1800 504 076.