69Y4 – Air Bag Mounting Screw may be Loose – 2018 Audi A5 Sportback & 2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V836
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 12

 

Air Bag Mounting Screw may be Loose

If the air bag does not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of an injury.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Sportback and 2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad vehicles. A passenger air bag module mounting screw may not have been sufficiently tightened, possibly affecting the deployment of the air bag in the event of a crash.

 

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag mounting screw, tightening or replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 26, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Y4.

 

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.

 

Check if your Audi has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

December 6, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V836-6715.pdf

Download (PDF, 242KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V836&docType=RCL


 

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