Audi A4 – Common problems

Common problems with the Audi A4

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Audi A4, for which Audi has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your A4. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your A4 have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.




Latest A4’s Issues in the EU

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23. 08. 2021

The vehicles are equipped with control software regarded as unauthorized by the competent authorities. The Audi A4 vehicles affected by this … .

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11. 07. 2021

The nuts on the eccentric bolt of the rear-axle spring-link control arm may break due to stress corrosion. As a result, … .

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21. 06. 2021

Due to discrepancy in the dashboard manufacturing process, the front passenger airbag may fail to deploy optimally. This could impair its … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest A4’s Issues in the UK

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