Audi S3 Recalls
The S3 has been recalled 2 times. The 2015 and 2016 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 S3 Recall News
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More than 171,000 Audi sedans have been recalled for shutting off the airbag when there's a passenger in the front seat.
This should give pause to anyone wanting to call "shotgun" on your next road tripl especially considering this is the second time the passenger occupant detection system (PODS) has been recalled in some of these vehicles over the last couple years. …keep reading article "Audi Recalls 171,000 Vehicles for Passenger Airbag System Shutoffs"
Airbags keep finding ways to harm us, this time with their strict restrictions on posture.
Turns out the passenger airbags in the Audi A3 and S3 can deploy incorrectly if you're lounging back or sitting on the edge of your seat.
The problem only happens during low-speed crashes and can be traced to a software bug.…keep reading article "Airbags That Can Hurt Lounging Passengers Recalled in the A3 and S3"