What’s the Problem?
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this recall affects:
- 1999 Audi A8
- 1998-2000 Audi A6
- 1999-2000 Audi A4
- 2000-2001 Volkswagen TT Roadster
- 2000 Volkswagen TT Coupe
These vehicles were sold with Non-Azide Driver airbag Inflators (NADI) which do not contain phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant, NHTSA said. Due to a potential manufacturing defect, NADI inflators may absorb moisture, which could cause the airbags to deploy improperly in the event of a crash. This may increase the risk of severe bodily injury, including death.
Volkswagen/Audi dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator when the parts become available, free of charge. This recall began on March 27, 2020.
Audi Q6 Airbag Recall
Volkswagen is recalling 2019 Audi Q6 SUVs equipped with passenger airbags which may not properly deploy through the instrument panel tear seam. In the event of a crash, the passenger airbag may not inflate, and small plastic parts may enter the cabin, increasing the risk of injury. This recall began on June 10, 2020.
Audi Q7 Recall
NHTSA has announced the recall of 2017-2019 Audi Q7 and 2019 Audi Q8 SUVs for a loose steering shaft bolt which could cause a total loss of steering control. A sudden loss of steering control may increase the risk of a crash and serious injuries. This recall began on May 15, 2020.
Audi A6 Recall
2019-2020 Audi A6 vehicles equipped with mild-hybrid technology and 2.0TFSI engines are being recalled for a potentially defective starter generator which could gather moisture, causing a short circuit. A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire, according to the NHTSA. This recall began on May 15, 2020.
Audi TT Roadster Recall
Volkswagen is recalling 2016-2019 Audi TT Roadster Quattro and TT Coupe Quattro vehicles for defective heat shield brackets which could damage the fuel tank, increasing the risk of a fire and serious personal injuries. Volkswagen is recommending that owners of the recalled Audi Roadsters schedule an appointment with their local dealer for a free repair. This recall began on April 10, 2020.
Do I Have an Audi Recall Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Audi Recall Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by an allegedly defective exploding airbag, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.