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2015 AUDI A6 Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 18V229000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 19N3/19N4
    Recall Date: 09-14-2018
    Affected Vehicles: 342,867
    Component:
    Engine and engine cooling:cooling system
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 audi a5 cabriolet, a5 sedan and audi q5 vehicles, 2012-2015 audi a6 vehicles and 2013-2016 audi a4 sedan and a4 allroad vehicles. these vehicles, equipped with 2.0l turbo fsi engines, have an electric coolant pump that can either become blocked with debris from the cooling system causing it to overheat or can short-circuit from moisture within the pump.
    Consequence:
    A blocked pump or a short-circuited pump can increase the risk of a fire.
    How to Fix:
    Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pumps, free of charge. parts are not currently available. the recall began september 14, 2018. owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. audi's number's for this recall is 19n3/19n4. note: this recall is in additional to the coolant pump software update applied as a remedy under recall 17v002.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 17V002000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 19M1
    Recall Date: 03-03-2017
    Affected Vehicles: 342,867
    Component:
    Engine and engine cooling:cooling system
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 audi a5, a5 cabriolet and q5 vehicles, 2013-2016 audi allroad and audi a4 vehicles and 2012-2015 audi a6 vehicles. these vehicles, equipped with 2.0l turbo fsi engines, have an electric coolant pump that can be blocked with debris from the cooling system, resulting in the pump overheating.
    Consequence:
    If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.
    How to Fix:
    Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the software so that the power supply to the coolant pump is deactivated if the pump becomes blocked with debris, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin february 20, 2017. owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. volkswagen's number for this recall is 19m1.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
  • Recall NHTS Number: 18V370000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: 74D5
    Recall Date: 11-30--0001
    Affected Vehicles: 139,249
    Component:
    Air bags: occupant classification system - ocs (front passenger)
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 audi s6 and s7, 2012-2018 a7 and a6 sedan, and 2014-2018 rs7 vehicles equipped with basic seats (with or without heating). stress or wear of the body-sensing mat within the front passenger seat may cause the passenger occupant detection system (pods) control module to malfunction.
    Consequence:
    If the pods module malfunctions, the front passenger air bag may not deploy properly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a pods system repair kit, free of charge. interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed july 31, 2018. owners will be sent a second notice when the remedy becomes available. owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. volkswagen's number for this recall is 74d5.
    NHTS Notes:
    Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.