Original Recall from the NHTSA
Manufacturer's Report Date:

May 1, 2017

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

17V293000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

17,694

Summary:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Audi A7 vehicles. The affected vehicles have head curtain air bags that may not deploy properly in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

Consequence:

If the head curtain airbag does not deploy properly in the event of a crash, an unbelted passenger has an increased risk of injury.

Remedy:

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected head curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 29, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 69R2.

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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration