SUTPHEN S3 2016: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
|Make : SUTPHEN||Model : S3||Year : 2016|
|Build Dates : 2014-06-10 - 2016-07-25|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V474000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2019-09-12||Date Received by ODI: 2019-06-19||Date Added to Database: 2019-06-20|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 69Z4|
|Component: AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 138896|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Audi" is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi S3 Sedan, 2015-2019 A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 A3 e-tron, and 2017-2019 RS3 vehicles. An improper electrical contact may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System "PODS" to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.
A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and reroute the cable, free of charge. The recall began September 12, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69Z4.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208|
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.