Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2019-21 Audi A5, RS5, S5; 2020-21 Audi A4, A6, A7, A8, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, Q5, SQ5; 2021 Audi RS6, RS7 RSQ8, SQ7, SQ8
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 31,058
Report Date: January 26, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Audi A5 Sportback, RS5 Coupe, RS5 Sportback, S5 Sportback, 2020-2021 A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A6 Allroad, A6 Sedan, A7, A8, Q5, S4 Sedan, S5 Coupe, S5 Cabriolet, S6 Sedan, S7, S8, SQ5, 2021 Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RS6 Avant, RS7, RSQ8, SQ5 Sportback, SQ7, and SQ8 vehicles. The rear axle alignment may not have been inspected after the repairs for Recall 21V-295 (42L1) were performed. Rear axle misalignment may cause premature or uneven tire wear, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the rear axle, adjust the alignment as necessary, and replace any prematurely or unevenly worn tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 25, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number for this recall is 42L5.

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