2018 Audi A3 Recalls

Manufacturer Volkswagen group of america, inc.
NHTSACampaignNumber 17v508000
ReportReceivedDate /date(1502856000000-0400)/
Component Engine and engine cooling:engine
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 audi a3 cabriolet and a3 sedan vehicles. The engine control unit (ecu) software may misinterpret the flywheel rotation on engine start-up as a "knocking" condition, and the adjusted air/fuel mixture may result in an engine stall.
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ecu software, free of charge. The recall began september 19, 2017. Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24df.
Notes Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Manufacturer Volkswagen group of america, inc.
NHTSACampaignNumber 18v863000
ReportReceivedDate /date(1543986000000-0500)/
Component Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 audi tt roadster, tt coupe, a3 sedan and a3 cabriolet vehicles. The fuel hose quick connector may detach from the fuel supply line in the engine bay, resulting in a fuel leak.
A fuel leak in the engine compartment can increase the risk of a fire.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will secure the fuel line connection, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began january 11, 2019. Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20bk.
Notes Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Manufacturer Volkswagen group of america, inc.
NHTSACampaignNumber 18v803000
ReportReceivedDate /date(1542171600000-0500)/
Component Seats:mid/rear assembly
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 volkswagen e-golf and golf r vehicles, and audi a3 sedan and rs3 vehicles. The rear seat frame head restraint guide sleeves may be incorrectly welded to the seat frame.
If the guide sleeves are incorrectly welded, in the event of a crash, the rear seat head restraints may have reduced stability, increasing the risk of injury.
Volkswagen and audi will notify their owners, and dealers will inspect the guide sleeves for incorrect welds, replacing the rear seat frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began december 28, 2018. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72h8 (vw) and 72h9(audi).
Notes Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Manufacturer Volkswagen group of america, inc.
NHTSACampaignNumber 19v095000
ReportReceivedDate /date(1550034000000-0500)/
Component Seats:mid/rear assembly
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 audi a3 sedan and rs3 vehicles. The latching pins for the center rear seat head restraint may be missing.
In the event of a crash, the head restraint may detach and cause injury to the vehicle occupants.
Audi has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the head restraints, replacing any that are missing pins, free of charge. The recall began on march 7, 2019. Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 72i8.
Notes Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Manufacturer Volkswagen group of america, inc.
NHTSACampaignNumber 19v474000
ReportReceivedDate /date(1560916800000-0400)/
Component Air bags:sensor:occupant classification
Volkswagen group of america, inc. (audi) is recalling certain 2015-2016 audi s3 sedan, 2015-2019 a3 sedan and a3 cabriolet, 2016-2018 a3 e-tron, and 2017-2019 rs3 vehicles. An improper electrical contact may cause the passenger occupant detection system (pods) to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.
A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and reroute the cable, free of charge. The recall began september 12, 2019. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69z4.
Notes Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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