2018 Audi A3 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    17V508000
    Recall Date
    08/16/2017
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sedan vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may misinterpret the flywheel rotation on engine start-up as a "knocking" condition, and the adjusted air/fuel mixture may result in an engine stall.

    Consequence

    An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Audi will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECU software, free of charge. The recall began September 19, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24DF.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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