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Recall 16V415000

Sunroof Glass Is Not Secured To The Sunroof Frame

Recall Details

The sunroof glass may not be secured properly to the sunroof frame. Dealers will install additional adhesive between the sunroof glass and frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The sunroof glass may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. This could allow the sunroof glass to detach from the car while driving. This could injure occupants, or create a road hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 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 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.

Body, Interior & Misc., June 09, 2016

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 09, 2016
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
536
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
16V415000
Component
VISIBILITY
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles. The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving.
Consequence
If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install additional adhesive between the sunroof glass and frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2016. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 60C3.
Notify
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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