A4 News Archive

  1. 2019

    1. January

      • There’s an important deadline coming up for Audi owners who previously paid for repairs to their timing chain system or damaged engine from a timing chain failure, and want the automaker to pick...

  2. 2018

    1. September

    2. May

    3. January

      • Takata is a nightmare we just can’t wake up from. It’s been almost five years since the first recall, yet here we are staring down the barrel of another recall expansion for exploding inflators....

  3. 2017

    1. January

      • For the love of everything, is there an airbag out there that’s not trying to kill us these days?

        We all know about Takata, the airbag supplier which made moisture-sensitive, death traps...

      • Finally! Some news about Audi that doesn’t involve diesel emissions or Takata airbags. I mean this does involve your engine potentially catching on fire, but we have to start somewhere. From Car...

      • Takata. Recall.

        Two words I’m tired of typing and you’re tired of hearing about. Well, let’s hold hands and work on our breathing exercises, because Audi has recalled yet another 33,400 ...

  4. 2016

    1. 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...

    2. June

      • About 217,000 Audi vehicles will be recalled to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that could explode and send pieces of metal into vehicle occupants.

        “The recall is part of massive...

    3. 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:...

    4. March

      • A jury has blamed Audi for injuries sustained during an A4 Quattro crash.

        It’s a sad story. An 11-year-old boy was sitting behind his father, the driver, when the car was struck from beh...

    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...

  5. 2015

    1. June

      • Here’s something that doesn’t happen every day. Despite agreeing with the Audi defense team’s arguments, a Californian Judge is giving Audi owners help with their oil consumption problems.

        ...
  6. 2014

    1. November

      • Some Audi vehicles will only give you half the airbags you need during a bad crash.

        “Audi discovered a problem during routine testing in August 2014 when it found an improper algorithm i...

    2. September

      • Audi owners have long complained that their engines drink oil like a sailor at port. For years their concerns were shrugged off by Audi (and its parent company Volkswagen), but the recent settle...

  7. 2010

    1. September

      • The Volkswagen Group, parent company of Audi, has reached a settlement on a class-action lawsuit claiming 500,000 of their vehicles were prone to engine damage from oil sludge.

        “Under th...