Volkswagen Group of America – Driver’s Seat Air Bag Improperly Mounted/FMVSS 214

Volkswagen Group of America (Audi) is recalling certain 2023-2024 SQ8, RSQ8, Q8, Q7, and 2024 SQ7 vehicles. The driver’s seat side air bag may have been improperly mounted to the seatback frame. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

Affected models: , , , ,

Report Received Date 20231220
NHTSA ID 23V868000
Consequence Summary An improperly mounted air bag may not restrain an occupant as intendedeasing the risk of injury during a crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will inspect and reinstall the air bag as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 16, 2024. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69GA.
Recall Code 69GA
Potentially Affected 1001
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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