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1997 AUDI A8 RECALLS

1997 Audi A8

A8 (D2,4D) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 1997 to 1998 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 133 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 4905 lbs with 1323 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A8 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp)
  • A8 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro
  • A8 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 2.8 V6 30V (193 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A8 3.7 V8 (230 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 3.7 V8 (230 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
  • A8 4.2 V8 (300 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp) Tiptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

13-23 mpg city
28-42 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

150-300
horsepower

Reported Problems

3 Total Safety Recalls Found

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • Total cars affected: 13900

  • NHTSA campaign: 08V397000

  • Date of the problem: 14/08/2008

THIS COULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO ROLL, CAUSING A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

  • Total cars affected: 39300

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V175000

  • Date of the problem: 08/10/1997

ACTIVATION OF THE AIR BAG UNDER THESE CONDITIONS CAN CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Injury

  • Rapex alert: A12/00849/20

  • Date of the problem: 12/06/2020

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time due to degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high-temperature cycling.

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