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2018 AUDI A3 RECALLS

2018 Audi A3

A3 Sportback (8V facelift 2016) generation is a 2 or 4 or 5 doors cabriolet or sedan or hatchback produced by Audi from 2016 to 2020 with petrol and diesel and petrol / electricity and petrol / cng engines with maxspeed 122 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4012 lbs with 1190 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A3 1.4 TFSI (115 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (184 Hp) quattro S-tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.4 TFSI (115 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 TDI (110 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) quattro
  • A3 1.0 TFSI (115 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (184 Hp) quattro S-tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.0 TFSI (115 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 30 TDI (116 Hp)
  • A3 30 TDI (116 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 30 TFSI (116 Hp)
  • A3 30 TFSI (116 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 35 TDI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 TDI (110 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 TDI (110 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp)
  • A3 1.0 TFSI (115 Hp)
  • A3 1.6 TDI (116 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) quattro
  • A3 2.0 TDI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TDI (184 Hp) quattro S-tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp)
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) quattro S tronic
  • A3 2.0 TFSI (190 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.0 TFSI (115 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 30 TDI (116 Hp)
  • A3 30 TDI (116 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 30 TFSI (116 Hp)
  • A3 30 TFSI (116 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 35 TDI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 35 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp)
  • A3 1.5 TFSI (150 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 1.6 TDI (116 Hp)
  • A3 E-tron 1.4 TFSI (204 Hp) S tronic
  • A3 G-tron 1.4 TFSI (110 Hp)
  • A3 G-tron 1.4 TFSI (110 Hp) S tronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

32-56 mpg city
47-69 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

110-190
horsepower

Reported Problems

8 Total Safety Recalls Found

AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

  • Total cars affected: 153152

  • NHTSA campaign: 21V198000

  • Date of the problem: 22/03/2021

A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.

AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

  • Total cars affected: 138896

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V474000

  • Date of the problem: 19/06/2019

A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.

SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 169

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V803000

  • Date of the problem: 14/11/2018

If the guide sleeves are incorrectly welded, in the event of a crash, the rear seat head restraints may have reduced stability, increasing the risk of injury.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

  • Total cars affected: 1104

  • NHTSA campaign: 18V863000

  • Date of the problem: 05/12/2018

A fuel leak in the engine compartment can increase the risk of a fire.

SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 3326

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V095000

  • Date of the problem: 13/02/2019

In the event of a crash, the head restraint may detach and cause injury to the vehicle occupants.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • Total cars affected: 8383

  • NHTSA campaign: 17V508000

  • Date of the problem: 16/08/2017

An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0018/19

  • Date of the problem: 11/01/2019

The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest. As a consequence, the supportive and protective effect of the headrest may be limited in the event of an accident.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0468/19

  • Date of the problem: 22/03/2019

The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. In the event of an accident, the central rear head restraint may consequently become detached from the guide rods and lose its supportive and protective effect.

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