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Recall 19V547000

Recall 19V547000

Affected Cars

July 24, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
July 24, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
144,092
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V547000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018 Audi S5 Cabriolet, S5 Sportback, S5 Coupe, S4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sportback and A5 Coupe and 2017-2018 A4 Sedan and A4 Allroad vehicles. Oxidation on the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) connecting cable may cause the software to misdiagnose a malfunction and disable the passenger air bag.
Consequence
A disabled passenger air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi's number for this recall is 74D9.
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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