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Recall 13V448000

The Sun Roof Glass Can Shatter

Body, Interior & Misc., September 23, 2013
Affected Cars

RepairPal Expert Overview

Our Quick Take:

The sun roof glass can break unexpectedly, increasing the risk of personal injury or a crash.

What Should You Do?

Audi will notify owners beginning October 21, 2013. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. The Audi recall number is 60B6/1L.

Summary:

Vehicles equipped with a standard sunroof glass panel are being recalled because the glass can break without warning. Dealers will replace the sunroof glass on affected vehicles to correct this concern. 

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date: September 23, 2013

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 13V448000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,120

Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles equipped with a standard sunroof, manufactured March 12, 2013, through July 15, 2013. These vehicles are equipped with a standard sunroof glass panel that may shatter.

Consequence: Should the sunroof's glass break while the vehicle is in use, the falling glass could injure the driver or passengers. It could also distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sunroof glass panel, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2013. Owners may contact Audi of America at 1-800-822-2834. Volkwagen's number for this campaign is 60B6/1L.

Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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