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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V803000
Mfg's Report Date: NOV 13, 2018
Component: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 169


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf and Golf R vehicles, and Audi A3 Sedan and RS3 vehicles. The rear seat frame head restraint guide sleeves may be incorrectly welded to the seat frame.

Consequence:
If the guide sleeves are incorrectly welded, in the event of a crash, the rear seat head restraints may have reduced stability, increasing the risk of injury.

Remedy:
Volkswagen and Audi will notify their owners, and dealers will inspect the guide sleeves for incorrect welds, replacing the rear seat frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 28, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72H8 (VW) and 72H9(Audi).

Dates of Manufacture:
JUN 08, 2018 to JUL 01, 2018

Manufacturer Recall Number:
VW 72H8 / Audi 72H9 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V095000
Mfg's Report Date: FEB 12, 2019
Component: SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 3326


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A3 sedan and RS3 vehicles. The latching pins for the center rear seat head restraint may be missing.

Consequence:
In the event of a crash, the head restraint may detach and cause injury to the vehicle occupants.

Remedy:
Audi has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the head restraints, replacing any that are missing pins, free of charge. The recall began on March 7, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 72I8.

Dates of Manufacture:
APR 11, 2018 to JUL 01, 2018

Manufacturer Recall Number:
72I8 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V474000
Mfg's Report Date: JUN 18, 2019
Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 138896


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.

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

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and reroute the cable, free of charge. The recall began September 12, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69Z4.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAR 27, 2017 to JUL 12, 2018

Manufacturer Recall Number:
69Z4

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