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January 31, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V056000
Air Bag Inflators May Underinflate Bag
In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the air bag may not properly protect the occupant, increasing the risk of serious injury or death.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V056000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 106,857

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VW) is recalling certain 2000-2001 TT Roadster, 2000 TT Coupe, 1999 Audi A8, 1998-2000 Audi A6, and 1999-2000 Audi A4 vehicles equipped with Non-Azide Driver air bag Inflators (NADI) that do not contain phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant. Due to a manufacturing issue, the NADI inflators may absorb moisture, possibly causing the air bag to deploy improperly in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator when the parts become available, free of charge. Interim owner notifications are expected to begin March 27, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AE.
 

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February 12, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V076000
Damaged Fuel Tank May Cause Fuel Leak
A damaged fuel tank may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V076000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 8,572

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Audi TT Roadster Quattro and TT Coupe Quattro vehicles. In the event of a crash, the fuel tank may become damaged by the fuel tank heat shield bracket .

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cap on the fuel tank heat shield bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BX.
 

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February 19, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V093000
Side Curtain Air bags May Not Inflate Properly
An air bag that does not properly inflate in the event of a crash can increase the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V093000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 383

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q7 vehicles. In the event of a crash, the side curtain air bags may not properly inflate.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AJ.
 

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March 6, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V135000
Brake Booster Pressure Rod Incorrectly Installed
An increased actuating force or a disconnected input rod may affect braking, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V135000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components SERVICE BRAKES

Potential Number of Units Affected 732

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Arteon vehicles. The electronic brake booster pressure

input rod may be installed incorrectly, possibly causing an increased actuating force or a disconnected input rod. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and correct the mounting of the pressure rod only or replace the electronic brake booster and mounting of the pressure rod, depending of the inspection results, free of charge. The recall began April 3, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 47P8.

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March 16, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V149000
Possible Loss of Steering Control
A sudden loss of loss of steering control may increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V149000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 229

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q8 and 2017-2019 Audi Q7 vehicles. The bolt connecting the steering shaft to the steering gear may loosen, possibly resulting in a loss of steering control.


Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and Audi dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the steering shaft bolt, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 15, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 36A1.
 

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March 19, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V153000
Moisture May Enter Starter Generator
A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V153000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,471

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Audi A6 vehicles equipped with mild-hybrid technology and 2.0TFSI engines. Moisture may enter the starter generator and cause an electrical short circuit.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the starter generator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 15, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 27H2.
 

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January 31, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V057000
Incorrectly Manufactured Air Bag Sensor
In the event of a crash necessitating frontal air bag deployment, a delayed or disabled airbag deployment can increase the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V057000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 7

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Atlas vehicles. The vehicles may be equipped with an incorrectly manufactured air bag sensor, which can delay or disable air bag deployment when necessary.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag crash sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to began February 21, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AL.
 

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May 13, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V272000
Transmission Oil Pipe May Leak
If transmission fluid leaks while driving, the road surface may become slippery, increasing the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V272000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 531

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 Audi Q8 vehicles. An insufficient weld on a transmission oil pipe may cause the vehicle to leak automatic transmission fluid (ATF).

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission oil pipe and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 10, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 38C7.
 

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May 13, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V273000
Passenger Air Bag may Deploy Improperly
In the event of a crash, the passenger air bag may not properly deploy and inflate, and small plastic parts may enter the cabin, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V273000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,024

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q3 vehicles. The passenger air bag may not properly deploy through the instrument panel tear seam.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the instrument panel and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 12, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-822-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 70H7.
 

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May 13, 2020 NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V274000
Improper deployment of Passenger Air Bag
In the event of a crash, the passenger air bag may not properly deploy and inflate, and small plastic parts may enter the cabin, increasing the risk of injury.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V274000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 153

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 Audi A6, A6 Allroad and A7 vehicles. The passenger air bag may not properly deploy through the instrument panel tear seam.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 10, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-822-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 70H6.
 
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