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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 21V198000
Mfg's Report Date: MAR 21, 2021
Component: AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 153152


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.

Consequence:
A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.

Remedy:
The remedy program is still in development. Interim owner notice letters s informing owners of the safety risk were mailed May 21, 2021. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69BY.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
69BY

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