Volkswagen is Recalling certain 2015 Audi A3 1.8T FWD S tronic and 2.0T Quattro S tronic vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – may 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Incorrect Vehicle Production Date/FMVSS 567

In the event of a vehicle safety recall, an incorrect production date may prevent owners from determining if the recall affects them, increasing their risk of injury or a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V280000

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,091

Make Model Model Year(s)
AUDI A3 2015

Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015 Audi A3 1.8T FWD S tronic and 2.0T Quattro S tronic vehicles. The safety certification label has an incorrect vehicle production date. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”

Remedy: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install an overlay label containing the correct vehicle production date, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 51F5.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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