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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V622000
Mfg's Report Date: OCT 04, 2017
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 216913


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Audi A5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad and Q5 vehicles. Contact corrosion within the electrical connector for the auxiliary heater may cause the heater wires to overheat or melt.

Consequence:
The melted wires can increase the risk of a fire.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary heater and, as necessary, update the software, free of charge. The Recall began November 27, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 80C5 and 80C6.

Dates of Manufacture:
JUL 03, 2012 to JUL 30, 2015

Manufacturer Recall Number:
80C5/80C6

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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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