NHTSA Campaign Id 18V836000; Date: Nov. 27, 2018
if the air bag does not deploy correctly in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of an injury.
2017 Audi A4; 2018 Audi A4; 2018 Audi A5
Component: Air Bags:passenger Side Frontal
Manufactured by: Volkswagen Group Of America, Inc.
Affected Units:: 12
volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 audi a5 sportback and 2017-2018 audi a4 allroad vehicles. a passenger air bag module mounting screw may not have been sufficiently tightened, possibly affecting the deployment of the air bag in the event of a crash.
volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag mounting screw, tightening or replacing it as necessary, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin january 26, 2019. owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. volkswagen's number for this recall is 69y4.
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.Also see: