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

Volkswagen Group of America (Audi) is recalling certain 2019 Audi e-tron vehicles. Moisture can enter the high-voltage battery system through a faulty seal on the charging socket.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190610
NHTSA ID 19V434000
Consequence Summary Moisture in the high-voltage system can cause a short-circuit, increasing the risk of fire. If warning lights appear along with the message "Electrical system: fault," immediately stop driving the vehicle, park outdoors away from structures, do not charge the vehicle, and contact Audi Roadside Assistance at 1-800-411-9988 to have the vehicle towed.
Corrective Action Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install a new seal and, as necessary, replace the affected system components, free of charge. The recall began September 6, 2019. Owners may contact Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 93E8.
Recall Code 93E8
Potentially Affected 1646
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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