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  NHTSA Recall 19V014000

NHTSA Campaign Id 19V014000; Date: Jan. 11, 2019

in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2017 Audi R8 2016 Audi TT 2017 Audi TT 2015 Volkswagen CC 2016 Volkswagen CC 2017 Volkswagen CC 2015 Volkswagen EOS 2016 Volkswagen EOS 2015 Volkswagen Passat

Component: Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Manufactured by: Volkswagen Group Of America, Inc.

Affected Units:: 119,394

icon3 Recall Summary:

volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015 passat, 2015-2016 eos, 2015-2017 cc, 2016-2017 tt roadster, tt coupe, 2017 audi r8 coupe, and r8 spyder vehicles. upon deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode.

icon2 How to Fix:

volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin in march 2019. volkswagen owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298; audi owners may contact audi at 1-800-253-2834. volkswagen's number for this recall is 69s8 (audi) and 69y5 (volkswagen).

icon4 Recall 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.

Also see:

All recalls of Audi vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.



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