AUDI ( 20V153000 )

Moisture May Enter Starter Generator

A short circuit in the starter generator increases the risk of a fire.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V153000 Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected 5,471

Summary Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Audi A6 vehicles equipped with mild-hybrid technology and 2.0TFSI engines. Moisture may enter the starter generator and cause an electrical short circuit.

Remedy Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the starter generator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 15, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 27H2.

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