Volkswagen Group of America – High-Voltage Batteries May Short Circuit

Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022-2024 Audi RS E-Tron GT and E-Tron GT vehicles. The high-voltage battery may experience a short circuit within the battery modules.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20240322
NHTSA ID 24V228000
Consequence Summary A short circuit in a high-voltage battery module increases the risk of a fire.
Corrective Action Owners are advised to only charge their vehicles to a maximum of 80% battery capacity until the repair has been completed. Dealers will analyze the battery data and replace the high-voltage battery modules as necessary, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed May 21, 2024. Second letters will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 93VN.
Recall Code 93VN
Potentially Affected 1013
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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What the owner should do?

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