A3 News Archive

  1. 2018

    1. May

  2. 2017

    1. May

    2. April

    3. January

      • Volkswagen has received the stamp of approval for a fix of about 475,000 2-liter “clean diesel” vehicles. These are the so-called “generation 3” diesels and are all from the 2015 model year. The...

      • Volkswagen says the anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) in some of its cars are having a fight. When the ABS is activated it can disable the ESC. That’s a fight...

  3. 2016

    1. October

      • The suction pumps inside of Audi gas tanks aren’t doing their job and could prevent owners from refueling. Well, that sucks.

        “The problem occurred during manufacturing when seal rings in...

    2. September

      • A while ago Audi issued a software update in order to save some of the energy used for lighting. Not long after, thousands of Audi owners said their lights wouldn’t turn on. Mission accomplished...

    3. July

    4. May

      • A timing chain tensioner lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey claiming multiple Audi and VW vehicles are at risk of complete engine failure due to a manufacturing defect. From CarComplaints.com:...

    5. February

      • VW has issued a recall for 850,000 vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators, 170,000 of which belong to Audi.

        “Volkswagen says the driver’s side frontal airbags use “non-desiccate...

  4. 2015

    1. November

      • More VW and Audi emissions recalls will be needed now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the company with a second notice of Clean Air violations. Fool me once, shame on you....

    2. October

    3. September

    4. April

      • Federal investigators couldn’t figure out why perfectly good fuel pumps were failing in some Volkswagen (and Audi) vehicles. The investigation lasted 4 years and had VW’s full cooperation.