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Airbag glitch forces Audi to recall 102,000 A4 cars in the U.S.

Airbag glitch forces Audi to recall 102,000 A4 cars in the U.S.

The automaker just announced a global recall of about 850,000 A4s built from November 2011 to earlier this month. The 101,900 Audi A4s being recalled stateside are from model years 2013-2015.

The airbag problem is caused by a glitch in the software code, which may prevent airbags from deploying properly in a crash. The good news for Audi owners is that the software glitch can be fixed by a dealer in about 20 minutes. Audi says this is not related to the most recent Takata airbag recall that may explode shrapnel at vehicle occupants.

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