Posts Tagged ‘Audi Q5 recall’

Audi Recalling 1.2 Million Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

German automaker making second attempt to solve problem.

by on Apr.24, 2018

The Audi Q5 from 2013-17 is part of a recall of 1.2 million vehicle globally due to a potential fire hazard.

Audi is recalling about 1.2 million vehicles around the world due to a potential fire hazard, and about 343,000 of those cars and SUVs are in the United States.

The German automaker is recalling the 2013–16 A4, the 2013–17 A5, the 2012–15 A6, and the Q5 SUV from 2013–17, all with 2.0-liter turbocharged engines.

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According to federal safety filings, the electric coolant pumps can overheat and possibly cause a fire. The pumps can become blocked with cooling system debris, or moisture in the pump can cause an electrical short. No reports of fires are listed. (more…)

Recalls: Audi Q5 Trim Defect

Trim cover is dangerous during an airbag deployment.

by on Dec.28, 2009

Airbags are explosive devices that need to be carefully managed.

Audi is recalling more than 6,000 model year 2009 vehicles for a defective trim cover piece that is mounted on the A-pillar.

During an accident where the head airbags deploy, a loose trim piece could injure the front seat occupants of the vehicle.

Safety!

Audi dealers will inspect the clip in the middle of the left and right a-pillar covers and replace it free of charge.

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