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Recall Alert : Audi & Volkswagen (75)

December 20, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V913000
ABS and Stability Control Becomes Inoperative


A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V913000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Potential Number of Units Affected 135,683

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

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January 13, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V032000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V032000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 33,421

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is calling certain 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, S4 Cabriolet, A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B."

Additionally, unless included in "Zone B" above, Volkswagen is recalling certain 2005-2008 Audi A4 Avant, A4 Sedan, A6 Sedan, S4 Avant and S4 Sedan vehicles, 2007-2008 A4 Cabriolet, RS4 Sedan, S4 Cabriolet and S6 Sedan vehicles, and 2006-2008 A6 Avant and 2008 RS4 Cabriolet vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.


These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

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December 29, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955000
Air Bags or Seat Belt Pretensioners may not Deploy


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.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,901

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.

Remedy

Volkswagen and Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bags and seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

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January 6, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V001000
Air Bag Inflator may Rupture due to Corrosion

An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V001000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 234,054

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. The sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak into the foam surrounding the side head air bag inflator canister resulting in the corrosion of the canister. This corrosion can weaken the canister and, during deployment of the side head air bag, the inflator may fracture and propel fragments into the passenger compartment.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator and either coat it or replace it, as necessary, after removing the surrounding foam, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69P1.

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January 9, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V002000
Coolant Pump May Overheat and cause Fire


If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V002000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 342,867

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.

Remedy

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.

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February 3, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V070000
Engine may Seize


If the engine seizes, the wheels may suddenly lock up, causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V070000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 2

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Jetta vehicles equipped with a 1.4L engine. These vehicles have an engine that may seize due to an improper casting of the block.

Remedy

Volkswagen will either buy back the vehicle or replace the engine block, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10F4.

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February 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V075000
Brake Fluid Leak may Reduce Braking Power


A low brake fluid level may lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V075000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,007

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Passat vehicles. Brake fluid may leak slowly from the some of the brake line connections, resulting in a low brake fluid level.

Remedy


Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected brake lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47N3.

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March 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V150000
Seatbelt Component may Detach and Enter the Cabin


Although, the seat belt will operate as intended in the event of a crash, the pretensioner component may be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V150000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,676

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet vehicles. A component within the front, rear, and rear center seat belt retractor pretensioners may detach after the seatbelt retractor pretensioner is deployed in the event of a crash.

Remedy


Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the safety belt retractors/pretensioners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 69O8.

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March 8, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V151000
Cracks in Fuel Filter Flange may cause Fuel Leak

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V151000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 20,908

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2007-2010 Touareg vehicles. The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel filter flange if cracks are found. A protective cover will be applied to the fuel filter to prevent oxidization cracks from forming. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 20Z4.

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March 22, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V196000
Frontal Air Bag may deploy too Forcibly/FMVSS 208

If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V196000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 11,618

Summary


Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q3.

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