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Recall 17V297000

Vehicle Rolls When Transmission Set To Park Position

Recall Details

The vehicle may roll away despite the transmission being set to the park position due to a manufacturing defect within the gearbox. Dealers will replace the gearbox in the affected vehicles free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle may roll unexpectedly when the transmission is set to the park position. This could cause an injury or crash if the vehicle should roll away.

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 May, 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.

Affected Cars

Drive Train, May 3, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 3, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V297000
Component
POWER TRAIN

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi Q5 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing defect within the gearbox, despite selecting the Park position, the vehicle may still unexpectedly roll.
Consequence
Despite selecting 'Park', if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may rollaway, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the geabox in the affected vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 37K6.
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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