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2016 AUDI S3 Recall - Campaign #22V543000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2016 AUDI S3 RECALL - #22V543000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : FRONTAL : PASSENGER SIDE : INFLATOR MODULE

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 Audi TT Roadster, TT Coupe, S3 Sedan, R8 Coupe, A3 Sedan, A3 Etron, A3 Cabriolet, 2016 Golf Sportwagen, Golf R, Golf GTI, Golf A7, and E Golf vehicles. During air bag deployment, the front passenger air bag may explode or deploy improperly.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2016 AUDI S3
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufactured between 1/1/1900 - 1/1/1900
Recalled on 7/28/2022
Influenced by OFFICE OF DEFECTS INVESTIGATION
Owners Notified on 1/1/1900
# Affected 1,216
Recalled for AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
 
Description Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 Audi TT Roadster, TT Coupe, S3 Sedan, R8 Coupe, A3 Sedan, A3 Etron, A3 Cabriolet, 2016 Golf Sportwagen, Golf R, Golf GTI, Golf A7, and E Golf vehicles. During air bag deployment, the front passenger air bag may explode or deploy improperly.
Consequences An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking occupants, resulting in serious injury or death. An improper air bag deployment may not properly restrain the occupant, increasing their risk of injury in a crash.
Corrective action Dealers will replace the front-passenger air bag module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 23, 2022. Owners may contact Volkswagen's customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69DY and 61C1.
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.nhtsa.gov.
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Jan 05, 2022 - 010000 STEERING
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Jan 05, 2022 - 020000 SUSPENSION
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Jan 05, 2022 - 021300 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
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Jan 05, 2022 - 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
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