Canada Joins the Lawsuit Party Against Audi's Defective Start-Stop System

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Looking at the screen behind an Audi steering wheel with a red warning light on

For the third time in three months Audi has been sued for failing to do something about their dangerous start-stop defects. It's almost as if owners don't appreciate suddenly losing access to their power steering and brakes while slowing down or not knowing whether their vehicle will accelerate through a busy intersection. ¯\(ツ)

The accusations in this Canadian-based lawsuit are similar to previous cases.

  1. Before the car comes to a stop the system shuts down the engine. That's fine. But it also shuts off the power steering and brakes. That's less fine.
  2. When restarting from a stop, the acceleration hesitates and lurches. There's also a delay in getting the power steering to kick back on.

The case, Dusanjh v. Audi AG, et al., has been filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.

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