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  • Software update for gearbox control unit DQ-200

    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.

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  • Transmission Oil Pipe

    Audi AG have discovered that a manufacturing fault may occur with regards to an oil line on your vehicle’s automatic gearbox. For safety reasons, it is therefore necessary to check this oil line on the automatic gearbox and to replace it if required.

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  • Driver’s Airbag Recall

    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.

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  • Mechatronics Unit

    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.

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  • Power steering hose

    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.

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  • Takata Airbags

    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.

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  • Fuel tank

    Audi AG have discovered that for some Audi vehicles in the event of an accident, it cannot be completely ruled out that the fuel tank could be damaged and leak in the event of an accident. As a result, fuel could escape and ignite if it came in contact with hot surfaces. For safety reasons, it is necessary to install a component protector in the affected area on your vehicle.

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  • Steering connection

    Audi AG have discovered that on some vehicles the bolted connection between the steering shaft and the steering rack may not have been tightened to the required torque on your vehicle. For safety reasons, it is necessary to check the steering and to replace the bolted connection.

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