PhotoVolkswagen Group of America (Audi) is recalling 12,645 model year 2018-2019 Audi Q5s and SQ5s.

The brake master cylinder casting may be too short, causing a sudden loss of brakes, increasing the risk of crash.

The electronic parking brake and its emergency brake function are not affected and will still function.

What to do

Audi has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the brake master cylinder, replacing it as necessary free of charge.

The recall began May 3, 2019.

Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 47O9.

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