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Audi is recalling over 1,000 vehicles because of failing quick connectors that are supposed to hold fuel supply lines in place.
The detached lines will stop supplying fuel to the crankshaft and start depositing it onto hot engine surfaces. … continue reading
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 t … continue reading
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.
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Step aside, diesel owners – a new class-action lawsuit with up to 100 plaintiffs says Audi also installed "defeat devices" on gas engines to mask CO2 emissions.
"The lawsuit says illegal CO2 defeat devices were installed on … continue reading
The suction pumps inside of Audi gas tanks aren't doing their job and could prevent owners from refueling. Well, that sucks.
"The problem occurred during manufacturing when seal rings inside the suction pumps were assembled with too … continue reading
Back in 2015, owners started complaining to Audi that they were smelling gas inside their cars. Not much was done about it, maybe just a thank you for your concern and some pre-canned response about how we value you as a customer, yadda yad … continue reading
The hoses that carry fuel throughout your car are degrading, falling apart, and started to dump fuel instead of carry it.
"Audi saw an increase in warranty claims related to leaking fuel hoses and the automaker opened an investigatio … continue reading
Federal investigators couldn't figure out why perfectly good fuel pumps were failing in some Volkswagen (and Audi) vehicles. The investigation lasted 4 years and had VW's full cooperation.
The pumps seemed fine and even came with built-in m … continue reading
Manufacturers can sometimes drag their feet when it comes to issuing recalls. But whenever there's reports of fuel leaking out of cars they start to move like someone lit a fire under their butt. That's because, well ... there might actuall … continue reading