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2018 AUDI A8 RECALLS

2018 Audi A8

A8 Long (D5) generation is a 4 doors sedan produced by Audi from 2017 to 2019 with diesel and petrol engines with maxspeed 155 mph. Capacity is 5 passengers including driver and total weight is 6052 lbs with 1764 lbs maxload.


Model Trims

  • A8 50 TDI (286 Hp) quattro tiptronic
  • A8 55 TFSI (340 Hp) quattro tiptronic
  • A8 50 TDI (286 Hp) quattro tiptronic
  • A8 55 TFSI (340 Hp) quattro tiptronic

Features & Specs

1

5
seats

2

23-37 mpg city
39-46 mpg hwy

3

AWD
drivetrain

4

286-340
horsepower

Reported Problems

6 Total Safety Recalls Found

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

  • Total cars affected: 74881

  • NHTSA campaign: 19V035000

  • Date of the problem: 16/01/2019

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase risk of a fire.

STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

  • Total cars affected: 12964

  • NHTSA campaign: 20V397000

  • Date of the problem: 07/07/2020

If the seal contacts hot engine components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/0382/19

  • Date of the problem: 08/03/2019

In certain vehicles, fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition may increase the risk of the vehicle catching fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 3

  • Rapex alert: A12/0618/19

  • Date of the problem: 12/04/2019

A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break over time. As a consequence, the tyre may press against the wheel arch which poses a risk of accidents.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/1041/19

  • Date of the problem: 12/07/2019

The rivets which fix the seat tracks on the passenger side of the vehicle have an unsuitable head diameter. This can cause the rivet connection to fail in the event of an accident, impairing the restraining effect of the seat and belt system and increasing the risk of injuries.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: Fire

  • Rapex alert: A12/01262/20

  • Date of the problem: //20200925

The wire coil profile used in the radiator tank seal may be deformed due to the very variable temperatures within the engine compartment.

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