2003 Audi A6 Air Bags Frontal Recall

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2003 Audi A6 Air Bags Frontal Recall

 NHTSA Recall #2255
NHTSA Compaign #02V275000
MFG Compaign #LN
 ManufacturerVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA,INC
 SupplierAUDI
 BrandAUDI
 ModelA6
 Model Year2003
 ComponentAIR BAGS:FRONTAL
 Date of notification18/11/02
 Begin date of manufacuring21/08/02
 End date of manufacturing22/08/02
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received09/10/02
 Report created10/10/02
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units170
 Defect summaryOn certain passenger vehicles equipped with 3-spoke sport steering wheels, it is possible that the igniter for the driver's side air bag may not have been properly assembled.
 Consequence summaryAn improperly positioned igniter will not activate the air bag in the event of a crash.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the air bags. Owner notification began november 18, 2002. Owners should contact audi at 1-800-822-2834.
 Recall notesCustomers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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