Recall Alert: 2010-2013 Audi A8


2013 Audi A8

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 9,000 model-year 2010-13 Audi A8 luxury sedans manufactured between May 15, 2010, and May 14, 2012

The Problem: A coolant valve may leak, allowing coolant to enter the engine control module; this could cause a loss of power or an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the coolant valve and inspect for coolant that has leaked through the electrical connector for free.

What Owners Should Do: Audi manufacturer Volkswagen will begin notifying owners Oct. 19. Owners can call Audi at 800-253-2834, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline 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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