AUDI A6 2015: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : AUDI Model : A6 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-07-01 - 2014-10-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V862000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-15 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-05 Date Added to Database: 2018-12-10
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 82C1
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 845
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi A6 Sedans and 2015 Audi A7 vehicles. The auxiliary heater electrical connector on these vehicles may have been incorrectly inserted into the auxiliary heater, possibly resulting in increased electrical resistance.
Consequence:
      The extra resistance can cause the connector to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the auxiliary heater connector, replacing the auxiliary heater and connector, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 82C1.
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.