2018 Audi A5 Recall for Air Bags, Side/Window Problem #17V822000

2018 AUDI A5 RECALL – #17V822000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : SIDE/WINDOW

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles. The affected vehicles were built with head curtain air bag assemblies that may not unfold properly. As such, these vehicle fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.”

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Vehicle 2018 AUDI A5
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 11/17/2016 – 12/14/2017
Recalled on 12/22/2017
Influenced by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Owners Notified on n/a
# Affected 8,037
Recalled for AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
 
Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles. The affected vehicles were built with head curtain air bag assemblies that may not unfold properly. As such, these vehicle fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.”
Consequences In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the head curtain air bag, if the air bag does not deploy properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Corrective action Audi will notify owners, and dealers will modify the head curtain air bags so that they deploy properly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 31, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 11-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69T7.
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.
See also 2018 AUDI A5 Recall for STRUCTURE, BODY, DOOR, HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
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