Recall Alert: 2017 Audi Q7

17_Audi_Q7_OEM.jpg 2017 Audi Q7 | Manufacturer image


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 19,000 model-year 2017 Audi Q7 SUVs manufactured between Aug. 30, 2015, and July 10, 2016

The Problem: The third-row seatback may not remain in its adjusted position and may move forward under load, as in a frontal collision, increasing the risk of an injury.

The Fix: Dealers will install an additional support bracket to the seat for free.

What Owners Should Do: Audi will begin notifying owners in October. Owners can call the automaker at 800-253-2834, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236 or go to for more info.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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