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1998 AUDI A8 RECALLS

1998 Audi A8

A8 Long (D2, 4D) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 1998 to 2002 with petrol and diesel engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5269 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 3.7 V8 40V (260 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (150 Hp)
  • A8 3.7 V8 40V (260 Hp) Tiptronic
  • 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
  • A8 4.2 V8 40V (310 Hp) quattro Tiptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

12-23 mpg city
26-42 mpg hwy

3

FWD, AWD
drivetrain

4

150-310
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.

STEERING:LINKAGES:ROD:RELAY:CONNECTING

  • Total cars affected: 51900

  • NHTSA campaign: 99V248000

  • Date of the problem: 13/09/1999

IF MOISTURE AND/OR DUST PARTICLES ENTER THE SWIVEL BEARING MECHANISM, THE SWIVEL BEARING COULD WEAR OVER TIME DIMINISHING THE STEERING CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE.

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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