Audi A4 Recalls
The A4 has been recalled 29 times. The 1997 and 1999 model years have been involved in the most campaigns.
Recalls are free repairs, initiated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or Audi itself, for a widespread safety problem. They might be a pain, but a recalled problem is better than an ignored one.
Latest A4 Recall News
There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.
There's growing concern that more than 46,000 Audi vehicles can end up with misaligned rear axles.
The automaker recalled the vehicles after discovering a certain batch of lock nuts on the axle's trailing arm are more suceptible to snap because of corrosion.…keep reading article "Audi Recalls 46,000 Vehicles With Potentially Misaligned Rear Axles"
Audi recently announced more than 116,000 cars need to be recalled to replace their non-azide driver-side Takata inflators because they might underinflate on deployment.
First they explode with too much force, now this? Pick a lane, Takata.…keep reading article "Underinflating Takata Airbags Recalled in Older Audis"
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.
This latest round of recalls affects over 10,000 A4, A6, S4, and S6. David Woods of CarComplaints.com has the full breakdown of which model years and in what zones.…keep reading article "New Year, New Takata Recalls"
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 that are responsible for worldwide panic. Well, not to be outdone we're now looking at recalls for Autoliv airbags, another supplier that's not doing a good job. From CarComplaints.com:
"In December 2016, Autoliv told VW about problems with the airbags, specifically about airbag igniters in the front passenger airbag modules. The airbag module igniters have a generant mix ratio that may not be up to standards and specifications, causing the igniters to fail and causing failure of the airbags to deploy."…keep reading article "First Takata, Now Autoliv Airbag Recalls"
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 CarComplaints.com:
"In 2015 and 2016, Audi learned of incidents involving overheating in the engine compartments, so an investigation was opened in 2016 to track down the problem. Engineers determined foreign materials and debris could block the coolant pumps, leading to overheating, smoldering and a severe risk of fire."…keep reading article "Audi Wants to Stop Your Engine From Catching Fire"
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 vehicles with Takata airbags. This recall focuses on the front passenger-side airbag inflators.
There's a full list of which Audi vehicles are involved on CarComplaints.com.…keep reading article "Audi Recalls Another 33k Vehicles with Takata Airbags"
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?
"the lights go completely out when the vehicles are locked at the same time the parking lights are on.
That includes the side marker lights, parking lights, and the headlights. For a full list of the affected vehicles see this article on CarComplaints.com.keep reading article "Software Update Means Lights Out for 95K Audis"