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2009 AUDI A3 Recall - Campaign #16V913000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2009 AUDI A3 RECALL - #16V913000

RECALL FOR ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2009 AUDI A3
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 7/9/2008 - 5/25/2009
Recalled on 12/20/2016
Influenced by Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Owners Notified on 2/14/2017
# Affected 135,683
Recalled for ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
 
Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control.
Consequences A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module's self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began February 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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