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Audi A8 Recall Information


NEWS: Volkswagen is recalling certain 2010-2013 Audi A8 vehicles; ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Report Receipt Date: AUG 24, 2016 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V619000 
Component(s): ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,102 

SEPTEMBER 2016 -- Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Audi A8 vehicles manufactured May 15, 2010, to May 14, 2012. The affected vehicles have a coolant valve that may leak, allowing coolant to enter the engine control module causing a loss of power or the engine to stall. A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash. Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the coolant valve and inspect for coolant that has leaked through the electrical connector, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 19, 2016. 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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NEWS: Volkswagen is recalling certain 2007-2009 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles; VISIBILITY 
Report Receipt Date: JUN 09, 2016 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V415000 
Component(s): VISIBILITY 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 536 

JULY 2016 -- Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles. The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving. If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame it could be come a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash. Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install additional adhesive between the sunroof glass and frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2016. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 60C3. 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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NEWS: Volkswagen is recalling certain 2013-2014 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles
Report Receipt Date: SEP 23, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V448000
Component(s): VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,120

SEPTEMBER 2013 - Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles equipped with a standard sunroof, manufactured March 12, 2013, through July 15, 2013. These vehicles are equipped with a standard sunroof glass panel that may shatter. Should the sunroof's glass break while the vehicle is in use, the falling glass could injure the driver or passengers. It could also distract the driver, increasing the risk of a crash. Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sunroof glass panel, free of charge. The recall began on October 21, 2013. Volkwagen's number for this campaign is 60B6/1L. 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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AUGUST 2008 -- Volkswagen is recalling 13,900 MY 1996-2003 Audi A8 vehicles equipped with a 5-speed automatic transmission. The locking cable may move out of position over time. With the locking cable out of position, the shifter can be moved out of the "PARK" position even if the ignition key is not in the ignition lock. This could allow the vehicle to roll, causing a crash without warning. Dealers will modify the automatic transmission locking cable by installing an adjusting piece that will secure the locking cable in place. The recall is expected to begin during September 2008.  08V397