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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V001000
Mfg's Report Date: JAN 02, 2017
Component: VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 234057


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. The sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak into the foam surrounding the side head air bag inflator canister resulting in the corrosion of the canister. If this happens, the corrosion can weaken the canister and the inflator could fracture without air bag deployment, propelling fragments into the passenger compartment, striking and causing serious injury to vehicle occupants.

Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the inflator and either coat it or replace it, as necessary, after removing the surrounding foam, free of charge. The recall is expected to began March 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69P1.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 27, 2010 to AUG 12, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
69P1

Disclaimer

The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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