Audi Australia Pty Ltd — Audi A4 (8E) and Audi A6 (4F) MY2005-2011

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Audi A4 (8E) and Audi A6 (4F)
Model Years 2005-2011

Front passenger airbag
12 523 vehicles affected
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

Reasons the product is recalled

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

The hazards to consumers

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What consumers should do

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Audi dealership or Audi head office directly via to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Audi's VIN look-up tool… or contact Audi on 1800 856 770 (Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm AEST) or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to

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Further information for consumers is available at:

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Authorised Audi Australia dealers

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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