Software Update Means Lights Out for 95K Audis

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#technology #lights #recall
Scott McCracken
An overhead view of a parking lot with cars neatly lined up inside parking spaces.

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

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