Which Audi models are being recalled in 2019?

19 recalls for 15 Audi models in 2019


In 2019, Audi announced 19 recalls involving 15 models through the EU Rapex system. The Audi A4, A3 and A6 were the most recalled models.


We’ve sorted all 2019 recalls according to the model into a table below.

Fuel leak onto the engine fuel rail was reported in March 2019 with the Audi A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, S4, S5, and Q7 models manufactured between September 2013 to April 2018. The master brake cylinder’s wall may not be thick enough and the entire hydraulic brake system could fail wit the Audi Q5 produced between 7/2018 – 3/2019. With the same model produced between 7/2015 – 12/2018, the wheelhouse trims may not have been adequately attached to the vehicle and could detach in motion.



In November and December 2018 produced Audi A8, Q7, and Q8 may have not strong enough an unspecified component of the wheel suspension which could break. With several models, there was a problem with the head restraints fitting, while with several others an issue with the towbar.

Due to a faulty seal, moisture could reach the high voltage battery through the cabling of the Audi e-tron‘s charging socket. Consequently, the high-voltage system could short-circuit increasing the risk of fire.

We’ve written about some problems in more detail in separate articles.


Audi recalls in 2019 by model

Audi A3

Month Issue Production Source
I. The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest. 22/2018 – 31/2018 link
III. The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. 4/2018 – 6/2018 link
X. The headrest fitting on the rear seats may be defective. 2/2019 – 3/2019 link
X. The camshaft drive belt may not be resistant enough. 12/2013 – 9/2014 link
All Audi A3´s Recalls

Audi A4

Month Issue Production Source
II. The screw fitting the passenger airbag module to the instrument panel. 1/2017 – 7/2018 link
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
VI. The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch. 2/2018 – 10/2018 link
VII. A component of the wheel suspension may not be sufficiently strong and could break. 2/2019 – 3/2019 link
X. A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. 5/2019 – 6/2019 link
All Audi A4´s Recalls

Audi S4

Month Issue Production Source
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
All Audi S4´s Recalls

Audi A5

Month Issue Production Source
II. The screw fitting the passenger airbag module to the instrument panel. 1/2017 – 7/2018 link
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
X. A damaged transistor may have been installed in the airbag control unit. 5/2019 – 6/2019 link
All Audi A5´s Recalls

Audi S5

Month Issue Production Source
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
All Audi S5´s Recalls

Audi A6

Month Issue Production Source
II. The electrical connector for the auxiliary heating element may not have been fully secured. 7/2014 – 10/2014 link
III. The bonding of the components of the sunroof. 7/2014 – 10/2014 link
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
VI. The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective. 2/2018 – 10/2018 link
All Audi A6´s Recalls

Audi A7

Month Issue Production Source
II. The electrical connector for the auxiliary heating element may not have been fully secured. 7/2014 – 10/2014 link
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
VI. The locking mechanism in the articulated trailer hitch may be defective. 2/2018 – 10/2018 link
All Audi A7´s Recalls

Audi A8

Month Issue Production Source
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
IV. A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break 11/2018 – 12/2018 link
VII. The rivets which fix the seat tracks have an unsuitable head diameter. 9/2018 – 3/2019 link
All Audi A8´s Recalls

Audi S8

Month Issue Production Source
VII. The rivets which fix the seat tracks have an unsuitable head diameter. 9/2018 – 3/2019 link
All Audi S8´s Recalls

Audi Q2

Month Issue Production Source
I. The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest. 22/2018 – 31/2018 link
X. The headrest fitting on the rear seats may be defective. 2/2019 – 3/2019 link
All Audi Q2´s Recalls

Audi Q3

Month Issue Production Source
VIII. The function control device of the Body Control Module (BCM) may be incorrectly configured. 2014 – 2018 link
All Audi Q3´s Recalls

Audi Q5

Month Issue Production Source
I. The master brake cylinder’s wall may not be thick enough. 7/2018 – 3/2019 link
VII. The wheelhouse trims may not have been adequately attached to the vehicle. 7/2015 – 12/2018 link
IX. Airbag se může během nafouknutí poškodit. 11/2018 link
All Audi Q5´s Recalls

Audi Q7

Month Issue Production Source
III. Fuel can leak onto the engine fuel rail. 9/2013 – 4/2018 link
IV. A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break. 11/2018 – 12/2018 link
All Audi Q7´s Recalls

Audi Q8

Month Issue Production Source
IV. A component of the wheel suspension may not be strong enough and could break. 11/2018 – 12/2018 link
All Audi Q8´s Recalls

Audi e-tron

Month Issue Production Source
IX. Moisture could reach the high voltage battery through the cabling of the charger. 12/2018 – 3/2019 link
All Audi e-tron´s Recalls

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