Audi has discovered on some Audi TT, Q3 and Q6 vehicles that, due to a manufacturing fault the engine cover installed can become detached from its retainers depending on service life and vehicle use. If the engine cover is not securely attached to the power unit, it can potentially come into contact with the turbocharger, leading to smoulder damage or fire.
We have discovered that the wire for the belt-fastened sensor for the centre rear seat may not have been routed in accordance with specifications. This could potentially prevent a child seat from engaging correctly in the left ISOFIX mounting on the right rear seat. Before child seats are used, please always check that they are fully engaged in the ISOFIX mountings.
(Recall 42L5) Checking alignment on rear axle after recall – 42L1
We have discovered that a change to the wheel alignment (toe and camber) on the rear axle may have occurred when recall campaign 42L1 (replacing nuts on rear axle) was performed on your vehicle. For safety reasons, it is necessary to check the wheel alignment and, if required, to correct it. The work required to carry out the necessary checks and potential wheel alignment will take approximately two to three and a half hours and will, of course, be performed free of charge.
We have noticed that the gateway control unit fitted under the rear seat bench may be damaged by moisture entering. This may occur if any liquids are spilt in the area of the rear seat bench and/or due to a seal which may not have been made correctly on the vehicle underbody. Resulting damage to the gateway control unit may have effects on vehicle functions. These will be indicated by warning messages in the instrument cluster.
To ensure that the driver airbag functions entirely correctly if required, it is necessary to replace the corresponding gas generator. A repair solution is now available which will take approximately one hour. It will of course be performed free of charge.
Extensive internal analyses have found that, due to its age, the function of the driver airbag on your vehicle may be restricted. In these cases, the protective capabilities of the airbag may be reduced. As a result, it is not possible to rule out an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident. To ensure that the driver airbag functions entirely correctly if required, it is necessary to replace the corresponding gas generator.
Audi has discovered lock nuts that do not meet the specifications that may have been fitted on the rear axle suspension links of your vehicle. Over time, the nuts may crack and could break. For safety reasons, it is necessary to replace the affected nuts on the rear axle suspension links.
Software update for gearbox control unit DQ-200 recall - 35E4
Audi has discovered that the gearbox installed in your vehicle, over time, may not fulfil our requirements due to production-related discrepancies connected to high pressure in the hydraulic system. For safety reasons, it is necessary to check the vehicle and perform a software update of the gearbox control unit.
Audi has been informed by one of its suppliers that certain driver airbag gas generators supplied by the OEM TAKATA may have been manufactured incorrectly in the period between 1997 and 1999. For safety reasons, it is therefore necessary to replace the airbag component in your vehicle. Click to learn more about the recall.
Audi AG has established that Audi vehicles with 7 speed dual clutch gearbox, may over time, not continue to meet required production standards. For safety reasons, it is necessary to undertake an inspection of this mechatronics component to ascertain if this may be affected, and consequently requires replacement.
Audi AG have discovered that a fluid leakage at the hydraulic return hose for the power steering could occur. The fluid leakage may result in reduced servo assistance or a complete power steering failure.
Audi AG has been informed by one of its suppliers, Takata, that the front passenger airbag may not operate correctly when deployed on vehicles manufactured within a limited period. For safety reasons, it is necessary to undertake inspection of your passenger airbag unit at a local authorised Audi dealership.