Audi Recalls 46,000 Vehicles With Potentially Misaligned Rear Axles

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Scott McCracken
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There's growing concern that more than 46,000 Audi vehicles can end up with misaligned rear axles. The automaker recalled the vehicles after discovering a certain batch of lock nuts on the axle's trailing arm are more suceptible to snap because of corrosion.

About Audi's Rear Axle Recall

  • The issue affects over 35,600 vehicles in the US and roughly 5,400 in Canada.
  • If your car is from the 2019-2021 model years there's a good chance it's been recalled, but check the full list of recalled models to make sure.
  • Audi says the recall (#42L1) should start on June 25th, 2021.
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