|NHTSA Recall #
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|MFG Compaign #
|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|Date of notification
|Begin date of manufacuring
|End date of manufacturing
|Type of recall
|Regulation part number
|FMV safety standard number
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|Volkswagen group of america, llc (volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2015 audi a3 cabriolet vehicles manufactured june 5, 2014, to april 1, 2015. The affected vehicles have a driver or front passenger seat whose cover may be incorrectly stitched, preventing the side air bag from properly deploying in the event of a crash.
|Improper side air bag deployment may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
|Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's and/or front passenger's seatback cover, free of charge. Owners were mailed interim notices on february 4, 2016. The recall began on february 29, 2016 . Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 74c9.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).