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Μετά την Daimler, η Volkswagen και η Audi ανακοίνωσαν σήμερα πως προχωρούν στην ανάκληση χιλιάδων αυτοκινήτων τους στις Η.Π.Α λόγω των προβληματικών αερόσακων της Takata.

Η ανάκληση αφορά 680.000 2006-2010 Passat Sedan και Wagon, 2012-2014 Eos, 2010-2014 Golf, 2010-2014 Jetta SportWagen, 2012-2014 Passat και 2009-2014 CC στα οποία πρέπει να αντικατασταθούν οι πλευρικοί αερόσακοι του οδηγού. Η Audi από τη μεριά της ανακαλεί 170.000 2005-2013 A3, 2006-2009 A4 Cabrio, 2009-2012 Q5 και 2010-2011 A5 Cabrio.

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VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES VOLUNTARY RECALL

Feb 10, 2016

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified that it has been informed that certain driver’s side airbags that use non-desiccated SDI and PSDI-5 inflators from Takata, which are also installed in Volkswagen cars, are potentially defective. On the basis of available information on the components, Volkswagen has decided to recall approximately 680,000 Volkswagen vehicles in the United States.

Certain 2006-2010 Model Year Volkswagen Passat Sedan and Wagon (German Production) Certain 2012-2014 Model Year Volkswagen Eos Certain 2010-2014 Model Year Volkswagen Golf Certain 2010-2014 Model Year Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen Certain 2012-2014 Model Year Volkswagen Passat (U.S. Production) Certain 2009-2014 Model Year Volkswagen CC

As reported by Takata: In the event of an inflator rupture, metal fragments could pass through the air bag cushion material, which may result in injury or death to vehicle occupants. Volkswagen is not aware of any ruptured SDI or PSDI-5 inflator in any Volkswagen Group vehicle worldwide.

Once affected VINs and the recall remedy have been identified, Volkswagen will notify all owners of affected vehicles and will instruct them to arrange for an appointment with an authorized Volkswagen dealer.

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Audi recalls automobiles with driver side front airbags from the manufacturer Takata as a precautionary measure in the USA

  • According to information from Takata 170,000 front airbags could be defective
  • U.S. automobiles from model year 2005 to 2014 are affected

On the advice of the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Audi of America is recalling 170,000 automobiles from model year 2005 through 2014. Audi has been informed by the authorities that certain driver side front airbags made by the manufacturer Takata could be defective. Products from the Japanese manufacturer are also fitted into Audi models in the U.S..

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified Volkswagen Group that it has been informed that certain driver’s side airbags that use non-desiccated SDI and PSDI-5 inflators from Takata, which are also installed in Volkswagen Group Cars, including Audi vehicles, are potentially defective. Based on this information, Volkswagen Group has decided to recall approximately 840,000 Volkswagen Group vehicles, including approximately 170,000 Audi vehicles, in the U.S.

· Certain 2005-2013 Model Year Audi A3 · Certain 2006-2009 Model Year Audi A4 Cabrio · Certain 2009-2012 Model Year Audi Q5 · Certain 2010-2011 Model Year Audi A5 Cabrio

As reported by Takata: In the event of an inflator rupture, metal fragments could pass through the air bag cushion material, which may result in injury or death to vehicle occupants.

Volkswagen Group has not received any reports of any ruptured SDI or PSDI-5 inflator in any Volkswagen Group vehicle worldwide.

Once affected VINs and the recall remedy have been identified, Audi will notify all owners of affected vehicles and will instruct them to arrange for an appointment with an authorized Audi dealer.