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Audi A4 (2004 – 2011)

Published on 26. 12. 2020

Problem description:

The Takata gas generator housing could burst when the passenger airbag is deployed.

This may cause small metal parts to become detached from the housing, posing a risk of injury to the occupants.

The Audi A4 models affected by this recall were equipped with a Takata passenger airbag and manufactured between 2004 – 2011.

Audi recall code: 69R7

Source: Rapex Alert 52/2020 A12/01891/20

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Type of alertSerious
MakeAudi
ModelA4
Production period2004 - 2011
RiskInjury
Type/number of modele1*2001/116*0151*, e1*98/14*0177*, e1*2001/116*0254*, Vehicles equipped with a Takata passenger airbag.
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also insee the source
Measures taken by economic operatorsRecall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex20201225



What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Audi dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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