Safety Recall 69Z4 – Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) – 2015-2019 Audi

June 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V474000

Passenger Air Bag May Deactivate

A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V474

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 138,896

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi S3 Sedan, 2015-2019 A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 A3 e-tron, and 2017-2019 RS3 vehicles. An improper electrical contact may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.

 

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and reroute the cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 18, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number for this recall is 69Z4.

 

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


13 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
AUDI A3 2015-2019
AUDI A3 ETRON 2016-2018
AUDI RS3 2017-2019
AUDI S3 2015-2016

3 Associated Documents

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) – Date: June 25, 2019 Advance Notice – Safety Recall 69Z4 / Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS)

RCMN-19V474-6763.pdf 93.678KB

Download (PDF, 91KB)


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V474-9227.PDF 220.514KB

Download (PDF, 215KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V474-8279.pdf 244.246KB

Download (PDF, 239KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V474&docType=RCL


 

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