Audi Australia Pty Ltd - AUDI A3 2008 - 2009

recall information

Recall number
REC-000034
PRA number
2017/16053
Campaign number
45F5
Original published date

make and model information

Make
AUDI
Model
A3
Year range
2008 - 2009
Affected units
2,187

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

A fault in an earth connection on the ESC control unit may occur due to excessive thermo-mechanical strain on components in the control unit.

What are the hazards?

This can limit the ability of the ABS/ESC system to stabilise the vehicle in critical handling situations, such as oversteer, understeer or hard braking.

What should consumers do?

Audi Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Owners should contact their nearest Audi dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair of the vehicle. Until the new software has been installed, owners should keep the vehicle well within its handling limits by adjusting the vehicle speed in advance to suit the visibility, weather, road and traffic conditions.

For any queries or concerns please contact Audi Australia on the 24-hour toll free number 1800 50 AUDI (2834).
Supplier details
Audi Australia Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type