Volkswagen Group of America – Rear Center Headrests may Detach in a Crash

Volkswagen Group of America (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A3 sedan and RS3 vehicles. The latching pins for the center rear seat head restraint may be missing.

Affected models: ,

Report Received Date 20190213
NHTSA ID 19V095000
Consequence Summary In the event of a crash, the head restraint may detach and cause injury to the vehicle occupants.
Corrective Action Audi has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the head restraints, replacing any that are missing pins, free of charge. The recall began on March 7, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 72I8.
Recall Code 72I8
Potentially Affected 3326
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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