US NHTSA Recalls: Audi Q3 Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Friday, May 22, 2020, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of forty (40) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the forty (40) recalls the NHTSA announced this May comes news of the following:

Logo - Volkswagen Group of AmericaVolkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Volkswagen”), a Herndon, Virginia establishment and subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group of Wolfsburg, Germany, has recalled an estimated 3,024 model year 2019 Audi Q3 vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Air Bags – Passenger Air Bag may deploy improperly

NHTSA Safety Notification 20V273000 reports the Passenger Air Bag in the recalled vehicles may not properly deploy through the instrument panel tear seam.

Logo - AudiAccording to the NHTSA, in the event of a crash, MVA or other impact event, the Passenger Air Bag may not properly deploy and inflate, and small plastic parts may enter the cabin, increasing the risk of serious injury and/or life changing or life threatening consequences.

Audi will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect the instrument panel and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 12, 2020. Owners may contact Audi Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-822-2834 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”). Volkswagen’s designation for this recall is 70H7.

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, please search for “Volkswagen” 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 brand, please search for “Audi” 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: 20V273000
Recalls Direct RIN: 13056-2020
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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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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