2017 AUDI S3 Recall ID 156551

2017 AUDI S3 Recall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V196000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: AUDI 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: S3 
Model Year: 2017 
Mfg Campaign Number: 69Q3 
Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM 
Mfg Involved in Recall: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. 
Manufacture Dates:  
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 11,618 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 04-20-17 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. 
Report Recieved Date: 03-22-17 
Record Creation Date: 03-23-17 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS Number: 208 
Defect Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." 
Consequence Summary: If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury. 
Corrective Summary: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall began April 20, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Q3. 
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. 
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2017 AUDI S3 Recall for 2017 AUDI S3 AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

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