Safety Recall 69P1 – Head Curtain Airbag Canister – 2011-2017 Audi Q5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V001
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components VISIBILITY, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 234,057

 

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.

 

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.

If this happens, the corrosion can weaken the canister and the inflator could fracture without air bag deployment, propelling fragments into the passenger compartment, striking and causing serious injury to vehicle occupants.

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Safety Recall 19M1 – Electric Coolant Pump Software – 2012-2017 Audi

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V002
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 342,867

 

Coolant Pump May Overheat and cause Fire

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

 

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.

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Safety Recall 69P2 – Autoliv Igniters – 2017-2018 Audi

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components SEAT BELTS, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,947

 

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.

 

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.

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69P4 – Airbag Igniters (Autoliv) – 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan, Golf R & 2016 e-Golf

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V955
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components SEAT BELTS, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,947

 

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.

 

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.

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Safety Recall 69P6 – Takata Passenger Frontal Airbag Inflator (DIR2) – 2005-2009 Audi

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V032
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 33,421

 

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.

 

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.

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