Audi Engine News
Time to add "engine compartment seals" to the ever-growing list of inconspicuous things that can set your car on fire. Audi recently announced they're recalling 13,700 A8 and S8 cars because their engine seals can fall off and scorch on hot engine parts. … continue reading
A new lawsuit says there are some timing concerning timing with how Audi's start-stop technology engages and disengages certain safety systems. … continue reading
There’s an important deadline coming up for Audi owners who previously paid for repairs to their timing chain system or damaged engine from a timing chain failure, and want the automaker to pick up the tab.
A recently approved timing chain … continue reading
Audi coolant pumps have been recalled (twice!) but their replacements aren’t ready yet. So what’s an owner who can’t drive their car supposed to do? Wait, apparently.
A new lawsuit wants Audi to at least pony up for free loaner vehicles. He … continue reading
Owners and lessees of certain 2008-2014 VW and Audi vehicles may soon be eligible to receive benefits for their engine’s defective timing chain.
On November 19, 2018 a judge will rule on a proposed settlement that would either reimburse own … continue reading
There appears to be a settlement on the horizon for Audi owners who have either had or are concerned about timing chain damage. From CarComplaints.com:
"The proposed settlement includes all consumers who purchased or leased certain 20 … continue reading
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 … continue reading
A judge has given VW's diesel settlement preliminary approval, which means owners of 2-liter diesel Volkswagen and Audi vehicles are one step closer to the end of this mess.
"Judge Charles Breyer already gave preliminary approval to … continue reading
Volkswagen Group still doesn't have an approved fix from the EPA and the company just agreed to send $175 million to lawyers representing diesel owners in the US. In other words, the company is in financial trouble and that means some belt … continue reading
The Audi A8's engine is leaking antifreeze onto all the wrong places and rather than catch on fire, the car is retreating into "limp home mode."
"The automaker says about 9,100 Audi A8 cars have problems that can cause the … continue reading
The Green Mountain State is seeing red.
"Vermont has turned down Volkswagen's U.S. emissions cheating settlement offer and opted to sue Audi, Porsche and VW for showing a "blatant disregard" for the protection of the state’ … continue reading
Audi owners who are scared of their timing chains "jumping a tooth" in the camshaft and killing the engine in the process now have a lawsuit to rally around.
"Saying the defect resides in the timing chain tensioner system, … continue reading
A German newspaper says Volkswagen has been cheating again. This time using unapproved software on its 3-liter diesels. Oh, wünderbar.
"The programs are allegedly used to shut off nitrogen oxide emissions controls after 22 minutes, ab … continue reading
Hey emission-wagön owners, VW has setup a special website just for you. From CarComplaints.com
"Volkswagen says owners will eventually be able to learn more about the settlement terms and determine how much compensation is available … continue reading
A timing chain tensioner lawsuit has been filed in New Jersey claiming multiple Audi and VW vehicles are at risk of complete engine failure due to a manufacturing defect. From CarComplaints.com:
"The VW and Audi A3 vehicles are equipp … continue reading
The EPA and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have rejected Volkswagen's plan to fix the 500,000 diesel vehicles that contain defeat devices. They also don't buy that VW didn't lie, like the CEO insists.
"“They [Volkswagen] c … continue reading
More VW and Audi emissions recalls will be needed now that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has hit the company with a second notice of Clean Air violations. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, no seriously --- what the heck … continue reading
Speaking in front of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee, VW USA CEO, Michael Horn, didn't have much good news to share.
"Horn said he believes each vehicle will require 5 to 10 hours of work to bring the cars leg … continue reading
A class-action lawsuit has been filed in California saying VW wouldn't have been able to sell a single vehicle in the US without their defeat devices. The suit claims Volkswagen and Audi have violated California's Unfair Competition Law and … continue reading
Volkswagen, parent company of Audi, has been caught cheating EPA rules by a team of researchers. The company used a "defeat device" to get around EPA emissions standards for air pollution.
"The EPA says the "defeat dev … continue reading
You know the old saying "what you don't know can't hurt you"? It's one of my Uncle's favorites, along with "don't look a gift horse in the mouth." I still don't know what a gift horse is or why I'd look it in the mouth, … continue reading
The Volkswagen Group, parent company of Audi, has reached a settlement on a class-action lawsuit claiming 500,000 of their vehicles were prone to engine damage from oil sludge.
"Under the agreement, Volkswagen would pay at least 50 p … continue reading