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2017 Audi Q3 recall 45G6

Audi Recall 45G6: Crash Avoidance Parking Brake Use/FMVSS 108

2017 Audi Q3

A vehicle approaching from behind may not have any warning that the vehicle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

Exterior Lighting — Brake Lights
Forward Collision Avoidance — Crash Imminent Braking

Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Audi Q3 vehicles. If the parking brake is used during emergency braking, the brake lights on the vehicle will not activate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Actions
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 45G6.
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Date Announced
JUN 26, 2017
Vehicles Affected
24,754
Audi Recall #
45G6
NHTSA Campaign #
17V400000
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