US NHTSA Recalls: Audi A6 Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of seventy (70) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed?

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

Additional information:

Among the seventy (70) recalls the NHTSA announced this March comes news of the following:

Logo - Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Volkswagen”), a Herndon, Virginia establishment and subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group of Wolfsburg, Germany, has recalled an estimated 5,471 model year 2019-2020 Audi A6 vehicles equipped with mild-hybrid technology and 2.0TFSI engines.marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Electrical System – Moisture May Enter Starter Generator

Logo - AudiNHTSA Safety Notification 20V153000 reports that moisture may enter the starter generator and cause an electrical short circuit

According to the NHTSA, a short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.

Volkswagen will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the starter generator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 15, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-893-5298 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Volkswagen’s designation for this recall is 27H2.

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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc, please search for “Volkswagen” or “VW” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Audi A6 brand, please search for “Audi” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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: 20V153000
Recalls Direct RIN: 12842-2020
Want to read more about this recall?
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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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