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Audi recalls more than 100K sedans

The recall covers some A4 and S4 sedans built from 2013 through 2015, plus the 2013 through 2015 Audi A4 allroad wagon

November 5, 2014  by The Associated Press

DETROIT—Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.

The recall covers certain A4 and S4 cars from the 2013 through 2015 model years, plus the 2013 through 2015 Audi A4 allroad.

Dealers will update an improperly programmed air bag control module to fix the problem sometime this month.

Volkswagen AG, which owns Audi, says in rare cases the air bags may not inflate in a secondary impact. That can increase the risk of injury.


Volkswagen says no crashes or injuries have been reported in the United States.

The company says in documents posted by U.S. safety regulators that the problem was discovered in tests done in August. This led to a review of a small number of incidents in Europe.

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