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Audi Passenger Airbags Recalled

Do you sit in your car’s seats? Yeah, of course you do. But it turns out if you own certain Audi cars, that could be a problem.

“Audi is recalling about 21,000 A6 and A7 cars equipped with heated/cooled seats … with passenger occupant detection system modules that can malfunction. Audi says stress and wear can cause problems with an internal connector or body-sensing mat inside the front passenger seat.

The recall was expected to begin in February 2016 so you should have received your official notice by now. If you haven’t, or if you have questions, call Audi at 800-253-2834 and reference recall 74D1.

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