US NHTSA Recalls: Audi A3, RS3 & S3 Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, June 28, 2019, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 88 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 88 recalls the NHTSA has announced this June comes news of the following:

Logo - AudiVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Audi”) has recalled an estimated 138,896 model year 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 in the recalled vehicles may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System (“PODS”) to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.

According to the NHTSA, a deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.

Audi will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the connector and reroute the cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 18, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s designation for this recall is 69Z4.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V474000
Recalls Direct RIN: 11693-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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