Audi Cars Are Being Recalled For Fire Risks and Air Bag Defects

Auto WorldNews – February 1, 2017

Audi Cars Are Being Recalled For Fire Risks and Air Bag Defects

A total of 576,921 Audi vehicles are being recalled because of two unrelated technical issues. The first issue is a potential fire risk originating from a coolant – pump problem involving six Audi models and the other issue is the possible raptures of air bags in 234,054 Audi cars.

According to Auto Week, there have been reports in the last two years of overheating and smoldering under the hood of Audi cars caused by some blockade of the coolant pump. Particularly in the 2.0-liter TFSI engine, the coolant pump is cumulatively blocked by debris coming from the cooling system that may cause overheating of the pump and eventual vehicle fire.

This problem can be traced to 342,867 Audi vehicles in the U.S. that was sold from 2013 to 2016. The following cars are included in the recalls: Audi A4 sedans produced from Feb. 20 to Dec. 8, 2015, Audi A5 cabriolets produced from March 9, 2012 to Dec. 16, 2016, Audi 5 coupes produced from March 8, 2012 and Nov. 19, 2016, Audi A6 sedans produced from April 4, 2011 to Dec. 22, 2014…

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Volkswagen recalls various Audi vehicles

Consumer Affairs – January 20, 2017

Volkswagen recalls various Audi vehicles

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling a total of 33,421 Audi vehicles.

Included are model year 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, S4 Cabriolet, A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.”

Additionally, unless included in “Zone B,” the company is recalling 2005-2008 Audi A4 Avant, A4 Sedan, A6 Sedan, S4 Avant and S4 Sedan vehicles, 2007-2008 A4 Cabriolet, RS4 Sedan, S4 Cabriolet and S6 Sedan vehicles; and 2006-2008 A6 Avant and 2008 RS4 Cabriolet vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

These vehicles are equipped with airbag inflators assembled as part of the passenger front airbag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment…

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Audi Recalls Vehicles Across the Country [Video]

Washington, D.C. — July 21, 2016 —The Takata air bag recalls are based in part on specific regions of the country. Some environments may make the dangerous inflators more likely to rupture than others. As such, Audi’s recent recalls address vehicles in several states.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration splits the map of the country into three zones, known as A B and C. According to a recall report, Audi is targeting groups of the A four and A six models in all three areas: two in Zone A, two in Zone B and one in Zone C.

The entire combined Audi recalls include two hundred and seventeen thousand vehicles. The recall report did not mention a specific timeline for user or owner notification.

Read our story from June the second to learn more about the latest Takata air bag recall news.

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