Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VW) is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Audi A4, A5, and Q5 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail.
If the air bag control unit fails, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control unit, free of charge.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69O1.
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.
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