Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 5,471 model year 2019-2020 Audi A6s with mild-hybrid technology and 2.0TFSI engines.
Moisture may enter the starter generator and cause an electrical short circuit.
A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the starter generator free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin by May 15, 2020.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 27H2.