Audi Australia Pty Ltd - AUDI Q3 2014 - 2016

recall information

Recall number
REC-000035
PRA number
2017/16192
Campaign number
45G6
Original published date

make and model information

Make
AUDI
Model
Q3
Year range
2014 - 2016
Affected units
2,587

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

On affected vehicles and only when an emergency braking function is initiated via the Electro-mechanical Parking Brake (EPB) button, the brake lights at the rear of the vehicle fail to illuminate. The basic operability of the brakes and brake lights are not affected by this issue when braking via the regular service brake foot pedal.

What are the hazards?

If an emergency braking operation is initiated via the electro-mechanical parking brake (EPB) button, the rear brake lights will not illuminate, which may cause a hazard for other road users.

What should consumers do?

Audi Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Audi dealer to arrange for an inspection and repair. The Audi dealer will update the software to restore this function.

For any queries or concerns please contact the Audi Australia 24-hour toll free number on 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