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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V547000
Mfg's Report Date: JUL 23, 2019
Component: AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 145337


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi RS5 Sportback, 2018 S5 Cabriolet, S5 Sportback, S5 Coupe, S4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sportback, A5 Coupe, and 2017-2018 A4 Sedan and A4 Allroad vehicles. Oxidation on the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) connecting cable may cause the software to misdiagnose a malfunction and disable the passenger air bag.

Consequence:
A disabled passenger air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install cable ties to the harness, free of charge. The recall began September 9, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi's number for this recall is 74D9.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
74D9 **********************************
US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 20V760000
Mfg's Report Date: DEC 08, 2020
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 2355


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Audi RS5 Coupe vehicles. An incorrect positive battery terminal cover was installed.

Consequence:
In the event of a rear crash, the incorrect cover can cause the 12-volt power supply to be compromised, preventing the vehicle doors from being opened from the outside, or the hazard warning lights from functioning, increasing risk of injury.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive terminal cover, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2021. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 27i6.

Manufacturer Recall Number:
27i6

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