Volkswagen recalls Audi A5 Sportback and A4 Allroad vehicles

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A passenger airbag may not deploy properly

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 12 model year 2018 Audi A5 Sportbacks and model year 2017-2018 Audi A4 Allroad vehicles.

A passenger airbag module mounting screw may not have been tightened sufficiently, possibly affecting the deployment of the airbag in the event of a crash.

If the airbag does not deploy correctly, the risk of an injury can increase.

What to do

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the airbag mounting screw, tightening or replacing it as necessary, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin January 26, 2019.

Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69Y4.

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