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2008 AUDI A3 RECALLS

2008 Audi A3

A3 Sportback (8PA, facelift 2008) generation is a 3 or 2 or 5 doors hatchback or cabriolet produced by Audi from 2008 to 2013 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 138 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4145 lbs with 1235 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) DSG
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) DSG
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 3.2i V6 24V (250 Hp) quattro
  • A3 3.2i V6 24V (250 Hp) quattro DSG
  • A3 1.6i (102 Hp)
  • A3 1.6i (102 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) quattro
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp) DPF
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp) S tronic DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) S tronic DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro DPF
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 3.2 V6 (250 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp)
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 3.2i V6 24V (250 Hp) quattro
  • A3 3.2i V6 24V (250 Hp) quattro S-Tronic
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp)
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp) S-Tronic
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) quattro
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp) DPF
  • A3 1.9 TDI (105 Hp) S tronic DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) quattro DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) S tronic DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro DPF
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 3.2 V6 (250 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 (102 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

16-39 mpg city
29-60 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

102-250
horsepower

Reported Problems

4 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 162782

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V082000

  • Date of the problem: 30/01/2018

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 151767

  • NHTSA campaign: 16V079000

  • Date of the problem: 10/02/2016

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 10200

  • NHTSA campaign: 09V377000

  • Date of the problem: 30/09/2009

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/0714/17

  • Date of the problem: 02/06/2017

The power supply to components of the ABS/ESP control unit may fail. This could lead to the vehicle stability control function not working when required in dynamic driving situations, such as over-steering, under-steering or emergency braking.

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