2015-2016 Audi Front-End Issue

16Audi_TT_ES_09.jpg 2016 Audi TT | photo by Evan Sears


The problem: A squeaking, creaking or rattling noise may emanate from the front end of the vehicle whenever the front suspension is compressed – for example, when driving over a speed bump.

Vehicles affected by service bulletin:

  • 2015 Audi A3
  • 2016 Audi A3
  • 2016 Audi TT

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Corrective action: Dealers will either reinstall or replace protective shock-absorber covers.

Warranty info: This service is being performed free of charge under Audi’s limited new-vehicle or extended warranty, whichever applies.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if it’s involved in this service bulletin. You can also call Audi at 800-237-2834 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 401652.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Service & Repair to find a local dealer.

Editor’s note: This is only one of dozens of service bulletins issued each month by automakers. Please check your automaker’s website to see if your vehicle has any service bulletins pending.

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