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Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2008-2009 Audi A4, A5, and Q5 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail.
Volkswagen's number for this recall is: 69O1
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V376000
Component: air bags
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,381
If the air bag control unit fails, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.
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