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2001 AUDI A8 RECALLS

2001 Audi A8

A8 Long (D2, 4D) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 2000 to 2002 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 5578 lbs with 1213 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A8 3.3 TDI V8 (224 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A8 3.7 V8 40V (260 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 3.7 V8 40V (260 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp)
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 2.5 TDI V6 (180 Hp) Tiptronic
  • A8 4.2 V8 40V (310 Hp) quattro Tiptronic
  • A8 6.0 W12 (420 Hp) quattro

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

10-23 mpg city
24-44 mpg hwy

3

AWD, FWD
drivetrain

4

180-420
horsepower

Reported Problems

2 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.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

  • Total cars affected: 600

  • NHTSA campaign: 01V259000

  • Date of the problem: 15/08/2001

SHOULD THIS HAPPEN, THE FUEL TANK PRESSURE WILL BE REDUCED, WHICH WILL ACTIVATE THE LEAK DETECTION SYSTEM AND ALERT THE DRIVER OF A SYSTEM'S FAULT INDICATED BY AN INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHT.

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