The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

'09 Audi Q5s Recalled

December 23, 2009

WASHINGTON, D.C. --- Volkswagen of America is recalling more than 6,000 MY 2009 Audi Q5 vehicles manufactured between Nov. 25, 2008 and June 4, 2009. 

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a left and/or right A-pillar trim cover clip may not have been manufactured correctly, allowing the A-pillar trim to become loose when the side-guard head protection airbags deploy during a crash. If this occurs, a loose trim piece could injure the front-seat occupants of the vehicle. 

Volkswagen will inspect the clip in the middle of the left and right A-pillar covers and made any necessary replacements free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in January. 

Vehicle owners can contact Audi at (800) 253-2834.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

For more than 50 years, Merchants Fleet Management has been providing customized, total fleet management and leasing solutions for businesses and government agencies.

Read more

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher