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2015 Audi A3 Air-Conditioning Issue

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The problem: In affected vehicles the air conditioning is noisy, does not cool or is weak. Symptoms could be intermittent. This condition could be due to a faulty air-conditioning compressor or regulating valve.

Vehicles affected by this service bulletin:

  • 2015 Audi A3
  • 2015 Audi A3 Cabriolet

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Corrective action: Dealers will replace either the air-conditioning compressor or the regulating valve, flush the system of contaminants, recharge the system and test for leaks. This is a labor-intensive operation; plan on leaving the car for up to two days.

Warranty info: This service bulletin is being performed free of charge under the Audi limited new-car warranty.

What owners should do: Call your local dealer with your vehicle’s identification number to determine if your vehicle is involved in this service bulletin. You also can call Audi at 800-822-2834 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration hotline at 888-327-4236. Reference TSB No. 871568.

Need to find a dealer for service? Go to Cars.com 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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