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2011 AUDI A3 RECALLS

2011 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 1.2 TFSI (105 Hp) start/stop
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (140 Hp) S tronic DPF
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro DPF
  • A3 1.2 TFSI (105 Hp) S tronic start/stop
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 TDI (90 Hp)
  • A3 1.2 TFSI (105 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 TDI (105 Hp) DPF start/stop
  • 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 1.2 TFSI (105 Hp) start/stop
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) quattro
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp) S tronic
  • 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) DPF S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (170 Hp) quattro DPF
  • A3 1.2 TFSI (105 Hp) S tronic start/stop
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (200 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp)
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (125 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 TDI (105 Hp) DPF start/stop
  • A3 1.6 TDI (90 Hp) DPF
  • A3 1.8 TFSI (160 Hp)

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

22-37 mpg city
38-56 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

90-200
horsepower

Reported Problems

5 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

  • Total cars affected: 226

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V862000

  • Date of the problem: 04/12/2019

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

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, DIESEL

  • Total cars affected: 168275

  • NHTSA campaign: 11V490000

  • Date of the problem: 03/10/2011

DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/0303/18

  • Date of the problem: 02/03/2018

The starter motor may overheat. This could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.

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