The 2020 Q5 and SQ5 Recalled for Welding Mistakes in the Seats

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Scott McCracken
A Volkswagen interior with brown seats with black trim

Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, thinks some welding mistakes were made during the manufacturing of certain 2020 vehicles. A bad weld in the backrest adjustment will likely break in a rear-end crash, allowing the seat to move and turning a minor rear-end collision into a trip to the hospital.

Notes About the Recall

  • The majority of the 7,900 recalled vehicles are VWs, but the 2020 Q5 and SQ5 have also been named.
  • The recall is expected to begin on October 25th, 2020.
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