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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 15V452000
Mfg's Report Date: JUL 19, 2015
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 5625


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Audi SQ5 vehicles manufactured May 22, 2013, to April 14, 2015. The affected vehicles have an electric power steering assist system that may shut down in cold temperatures due to a steering motor sensor fault.

Consequence:
If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Remedy:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the power steering control module software, free of charge. The recall began on July 31, 2015. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 48M1.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 21, 2013 to MAY 27, 2014

Manufacturer Recall Number:
48M1

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