74C9 – Side Airbag Cover(s) – 2015 Audi A3

NHTSA

15V824

SUMMARY:

Volkswagen Group of America, LLC (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet vehicles manufactured June 5, 2014, to April 1, 2015.

The affected vehicles have a driver or front passenger seat whose cover may be incorrectly stitched, preventing the side air bag from properly deploying in the event of a crash.

 

CONSEQUENCE:

Improper side air bag deployment may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

 

REMEDY:

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s and/or front passenger’s seatback cover, free of charge.

Owners were mailed interim notices on February 4, 2016.

The recall began on February 29, 2016 .

Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 74C9.

 

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

 

RCRIT-15V824-0285

 

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