Audi Q7 SUVs Recalled for Head Injury Risk

Audi Q7 SUVs recalled for Head Injury Risk: In the event of a crash, an occupant's head may impact the vehicle's C-pillar, increasing the risk of injury.

Volkswagon is recalling more than 94,000 Audi Q7 SUVs manufactured between 2018-2020 because of a head injury risk. The recall was announced last week.

 

Audi Q7 SUVs Recalled for Head Injury RiskThe Safety Recall Report 20V-658 lists 2018-2020 Audi Q7 SUVs included in the recall.

The Defect

An inadequately manufactured part of the interior trim, padding for a C-pillar, may not meet federal safety standards for head injury prevention.  There may not be enough padding in this rear door pillar to protect a passenger’s head during a crash.

The Remedy

Audi will replace the parts with improved ones, free of charge. The recall and repairs are expected to begin in December 2020.

Enter your 17-digit VIN on the NHTSA’s website to determine whether your vehicle has any open recalls that need to be addressed.

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Wayne Hogan

Wayne Hogan

Wayne Hogan, a Jacksonville native, has been with the firm since 1977. He graduated from Florida State University, where he received both his bachelor’s and J.D. degrees. He specializes in all areas of personal injury law. In addition to participating in many professional associations, he and his wife, Pat, are also actively involved in the community.