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2017 AUDI A6 Safety Recalls

  • Recall NHTS Number: 16V955000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
    Recall Date: 02-28-2017
    Affected Vehicles: 5,947
    Component:
    Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    Volkswagen and audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. the recall began april 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
    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: 16V955000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
    Recall Date: 02-28-2017
    Affected Vehicles: 5,947
    Component:
    Air bags:side/window
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    Volkswagen and audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. the recall began april 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
    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: 16V955000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
    Recall Date: 02-28-2017
    Affected Vehicles: 5,947
    Component:
    Air bags:passenger side frontal
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    Volkswagen and audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. the recall began april 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
    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: 16V955000
    Recall Manufacturer Number: VW: 69P4; Audi 69P2
    Recall Date: 02-28-2017
    Affected Vehicles: 5,947
    Component:
    Seat belts:pretensioner
    Summary:
    Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2017 audi a7, a4, a6, volkswagen golf and tiguan vehicles and 2016 volkswagen e-golf vehicles for driver frontal air bags, passenger frontal air bags or head air bags that may not deploy properly. additionally, certain 2017 audi q7, a4 sedan, a4 allroad, and 2018 audi q5 vehicles are being recalled because the seat belt pretensioners may not activate properly.
    Consequence:
    In the event of a crash, if the air bags and/or the seat belt pretensioners do not inflate or function properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
    How to Fix:
    Volkswagen and audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. the recall began april 2017. owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
    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.