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Audi recalls model year 2019 e-trons

Moisture can enter the high-voltage battery

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Audi is recalling 1,646 model year 2019 e-trons.

Moisture can enter the high-voltage battery system through a faulty seal on the charging socket.

Moisture in the high-voltage system can cause a short-circuit, increasing the risk of fire.

What to do

If warning lights appear along with the message "Electrical system: fault," the driver should immediately stop the vehicle, park outdoors away from structures, and do not charge it.

Owners should contact Audi Roadside Assistance at (800) 411-9988 to have the vehicle towed.

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install a new seal and, as necessary, replace the affected system components free of charge.

Notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed in June 2019. Remedy parts are expected to become available in August 2019.

Owners may contact Audi's customer service at (800) 253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 93E8.

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