Volkswagen Group of America – Front Passenger Air Bag May Deactivate

Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2023 Audi S5 Cabriolet, A4 Allroad, Q5 Sportback, A3 Sedan, S5 Sportback, SQ7, TT Coupe, TT Roadster, RS5 Sportback, 2024 A8, E-Tron Quattro, E-Tron Sportback Quattro, Q8, RSQ8, 2023-2024 Q3, Q5, and Q7 vehicles. An electrical connection in the front passenger seat for the occupant detection system (ODS) control module may loosen and deactivate the front passenger air bag.

Report Received Date 04/03/2024
NHTSA ID 24V251000
Consequence Summary A deactivated front passenger air bag will not deploy during a crasheasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Action Dealers will replace the passenger seat occupant detection system control module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 31, 2024. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69GU.
Recall Code 69GU
Potentially Affected 91
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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