2021 AUDI Q7 - AIR BAGS: AIR BAG/RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Audi Q7 vehicles. The air bag control module may deploy the second stage of the front passenger air bag too quickly after the first stage when the seat is occupied by a child. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
HazardDuring a crash necessitating the deployment of the passenger air bag, the second stage may deploy too quickly when a child is in the front passenger seat, increasing the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionAudi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 16, 2021. Owners can contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69BV.