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The Audi Q5 2.0 sunroof drainage system may allow water to soak the foam surrounding the side-curtain air bag’s inflator canister and corrode it, possibly causing the canister to rupture and spray the driver or occupants with metal fragments in an accident. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

(Bloomberg) – Volkswagen AG is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars and SUVs in the U.S., almost all of them Audi models, to fix two air-bag defects and coolant pumps that may overheat and cause fires.

The larger of two air-bag recalls applies to 234,054 Audi Q5 vehicles from model years 2011 through 2017, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a notice posted Saturday on its website.

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