Volkswagen is recalling more than 150,000 Audi cars because of concerns that the passenger side airbag might not activate, according to Reuters and Bloomberg reports.
The recall affects Audi A3 cars built between 2015 and 2020, including the Sedan, Etron and Cabriolet models, as well as some S3 Sedans, the Reuters story said, citing a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The air bag might mistakenly be switched off even though the passenger seat is occupied, according to the NHTSA filing, dated March 22, the reports said.
Neither Volkswagen nor NHTSA immediately responded to requests for more information.
Volkswagen will contact the vehicle owners by May 21, and again once there’s a solution.
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