AUDI A5 2008: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

Make : AUDI Model : A5 Year : 2008
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V376000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-31 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-27 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-27
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 69O1
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8381
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "VW" is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Audi A4, A5, and Q5 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail.
Consequence:
      If the air bag control unit fails, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Remedy:
      Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control unit, free of charge. The recall began October 2016. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69O1.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.