90N1 – Instrument Panel Carrier May Break; Damage Airbags – 2019 Audi Q5 & SQ5

June 19, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V473000

Instrument Panel Carrier May Break; Damage Airbags

A damaged frontal air bag may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of an injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V473

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 28

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. In the event of a crash deploying the passenger’s frontal air bag, the instrument panel carrier may break due to incorrect welding. If the carrier breaks, there may be damage to the passenger frontal air bag.

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Compliance Recall 94L9 / Headlight Adjusting Screw Caps – 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat & 2018-2019 Atlas

May 22, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V389000

Headlights can be Adjusted/FMVSS 108

Without the blocking cap, the headlight aim can be adjusted out of specification, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V389

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 662,185

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight’s horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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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.

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66K6 – Wheel Arch Cover Trim May Detach – 2018-2019 Audi Q5 & SQ5

June 5, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V416000

Wheel Arch Cover Trim May Detach

The detached trim may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V416

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected 126,175

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. The wheel arch cover trim may loosen and detach.

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72J3 – Passenger Seat Improperly Manufactured – 2019 Audi A8

June 5, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V415000

Passenger Seat Improperly Manufactured

A failure of the seat track rivet increases the risk of injury during a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V415

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components 

Potential Number of Units Affected 66

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2019 Audi A8 vehicles equipped with rear relaxation seats. The front passenger seat track rivet may fail and cause the spindle bracket to separate.

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