June 26, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V400000
Crash Avoidance Parking Brake Use/FMVSS 108
A vehicle approaching from behind may not have any warning that the vehicle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V400000
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
Potential Number of Units Affected 24,754
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Audi Q3 vehicles. If the parking brake is used during emergency braking, the brake lights on the vehicle will not activate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 45G6.
Nitro Year: 2007 (1 of 91,815 sold in 07)
Nitro Model: R/T 4X4 Stone White
CAT-BACK Exhaust, CAI, Projector Head Lamps
Fully-Equipped w/all factory options