The extra resistance can cause the connector to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.

Electrical System — Wiring

Date Announced
DEC 05, 2018
Vehicles Affected
845
Audi Recall #
82C1
NHTSA Campaign #
18V862000
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi A6 Sedans and 2015 Audi A7 vehicles. The auxiliary heater electrical connector on these vehicles may have been incorrectly inserted into the auxiliary heater, possibly resulting in increased electrical resistance.
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the auxiliary heater connector, replacing the auxiliary heater and connector, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began March 15, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 82C1.