Volkswagon’s Audi Issues Recall for Over 576,000 Vehicles in the United States
Volkswagon’s Audi brand recently issued a recall for over 576,000 vehicles in the United States. The recall involves two individual mechanical issues, the first of which involves an electric coolant pump that is prone to being blocked by debris, which can cause overheating and catch fire. The second mechanical issue involves faulty sunroof drainage systems, which may cause water to soak foam around the side airbag inflation mechanism.
Audi plans to contact affected owners about the recalls and announced they will repair the mechanical issues at no cost to the owners.
342,867 vehicles are affected by the electric coolant pump mechanical issue. This includes:
- 2013-16 Audi sedans produced between February 20, 2012 and December 8, 2015
- 2013-17 Audi A5 cabriolets produced between March 9 2012, and December 16, 2016
- 2013-17 Audi A5 coupes produced between March 8, 2012 and November 19, 2016
- 2012-15 Audi A6 sedans produced between April 4, 2011 and December 22, 2014
- 2013-17 Audi Q5 SUVs produced between July 4 2013 and December 20, 2016.
- 2013-16 Audi A4 All road wagons produced between March 12, 2012 and April 1, 2016
A total of 234,054 vehicles are affected by the faulty sunroof drainage systems. This includes 2011-17 Q5 SUVs.
Audi has an official recall page for owners to see if their vehicle falls under this recent recall notice.
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