March 19, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V153000
A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V153
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,471
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.
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.
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.
2 Affected Products
2 Associated Documents
Defect Notice 573 Report
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