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2012 Audi Q5 Recalls

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Most Recent 2012 Audi Q5 Recall

On January 3, 2017, Audi recalled 234,057 Audi Q5. Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2011-2017 audi q5 vehicles. the sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak into the foam surrounding the side head air bag inflator canister resulting in the corrosion of the canister. if this happens, the corrosion can weaken the canister and the inflator could fracture without air bag deployment, propelling fragments into the passenger compartment, striking and causing serious injury to vehicle occupants.
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2012 Audi Q5 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 3, 2017

The side head air bag may allow moisture to get inside of it, which could result in the internal components corroding. If this occurs, the inflator for the air bag could fracture without air bag deployment, and spray metal fragments at occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 13, 2016

A flange on the fuel pump may crack and begin to leak. This would cause an excessive fuel odor and fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in November, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 10, 2016

The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.

Recalls on your Volkswagen or Audi must be performed by the respective Volkswagen or Audi dealership. Volkswagen will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen or Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 27, 2012

Vehicles equipped with a sunroof may have a front sunroof glass panel that could break unexpectedly in extremely cold temperatures.

Volkswagen/Audi will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 7, 2012. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

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