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 is recalling 30,000 Q7 SUVs because they're worried that (*checks notes*) unbuckled front-seat child passengers could get hurt by the airbags?
An internal investigation found the second-stage of their dual-stage airbag may deploy too quickly for young necks. Maybe we need another investigation into the people allowing their 6-year-olds to ride shotgun without a seat belt?…keep reading article "Audi Recalls 2020-2021 Q7 Over Dual-Stage Airbag Concerns"
The sensors are part of a network that monitors for crashes and can deploy airbags and the seat belt pretensioners. The automaker thinks the electrical connections for these particular sensors can disconnect over time.…keep reading article "A Front Door Crash Sensor Problem Can Disable Airbag Deployment in Certain 2021 Audi Vehicles"
Audi says the bolt connects the steering shaft to the steering gear. No bolt, no steering. So the vehicles are being recalled. The recall should begin around April 19th.keep reading article "A Loose Bolt Could Knock Out the Steering in Audi's Large SUVs"
Audi announced a small number of 2019 Q7 SUVs have been recalled because their side-curtain aitbag may not properly inflate on deployment.
And on a leap-year, no less. The recall will begin around April 19th, 2020.keep reading article "2019 Q7 Recalled to Replace Side-Curtain Airbag"
A couple years ago the 2007-2012 Q7 and 2009-2012 Q5 were recalled to fix leaking fuel pump flanges.
At the time, there weren't enough replacement flanges to go around. In a let's-see-if-this-works move Audi slapped some butyl tape around the existing flanges to prevent future leaks. It didn't.
Turns out if the flange has already been exposed to outside contaminates, covering it in tape will only prolong the inevitable leak. About 6,000 vehicles are being recalled again, hopefully this time for a more permanent repair.…keep reading article "Previous Q5 and Q7 Fuel Pump Repair Being Recalled"
One way VW and Audi can win back the good graces of US consumers is through their favorite vehicle, the crossover SUV.
But they're not going to win many fans if those crossovers keep catching on fire due to a fuel pump defect.
"... Audi is expanding a previous recall involving 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and 2013-2017 Audi Q7 vehicles with fuel pump flanges that can leak gas, leading to the possibility of fires. More than 240,000 vehicles are part of the recall"…keep reading article "Audi Expands a Previous Recall for Cracked Fuel Pump Flanges in the Q5 and Q7"