Audi Ireland recalling 2,740 cars in Ireland over safety concern

Audi Ireland confirms that is it recalling the Audi vehicle models A4 Saloon, A4 Avant and A4 allroad manufactured between November 2011 and mid-October 2014 for a software update for the airbag control unit. 2,740 vehicles are being recalled in Ireland.

This is a precautionary safety measure taken by Audi worldwide (except North America).

Audi Ireland recalling 2,740 cars in Ireland over safety concern

During in-house tests and simulations which are part of continuous product monitoring, it was discovered that in very rare instances, it is possible that the front airbags will not inflate correctly in the event of an accident.

The rectification process will involve a software update in the airbag control unit. It is important to note that no cases have been reported by customers. Audi Ireland is currently proactively contacting customers who purchased a model in this range during this period.

Those affected are asked to make an appointment with an authorised Audi Dealer so that work can be performed promptly.

Alex Todd Brand Manager at Its4women commented "Regardless of what type of air bag system a vehicle has, all motorists should always use their seat belts, to sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel, and to put infants and children 12 and under in the back seat."

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