Over 3,700 Volkswagen EVs recalled in Canada due to increased crash risk

Volkswagen is recalling 3,759 of its electrical Audi automobiles from the Canadian market resulting from attainable danger of crash.

Transport Canada stated in a recall discover Saturday that on a few of the automobiles “for those who spill liquid on the rear seat, the gateway management module might be broken.”

“If this occurs, the automobile could enter emergency mode and all of a sudden lose energy to the wheels,” in line with the company, leading to a attainable crash.

The affected Audi automobiles embrace mannequin A6 and A7 offered between the years 2019 and 2022, RS 6 and RS 7 offered within the years 2021 and 2022, and fashions S6 and S7 offered between 2020 and 2022.

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Nevertheless, the power-steering and braking methods “will proceed to work.”

“You may additionally see warning messages on the instrument panel when this occurs,” the company stated, including that Audi will notify impacted homeowners by e mail, and they are going to be required to take their automobiles to the seller for putting in a protecting cowl on the gateway management module.

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