Audi A5 2.0 T (2011 - 2016)

Production: III. 2011 - XII. 2016 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

The additional coolant pump can block due to foreign particles in the cooling system. This can result in the pump overheating which could lead to a fire.

The recall concerns vehicles with 2.0 T engine manufactured between March 2011 and December 2016.

Source: Alert 22/2017 A12/0713/17

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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a Audi dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Audi
Published by RAPEX 2. 6. 2017
Keywords   
Risk Fire
Make
Model
Type coupe
Production period III. 2011 - XII. 2016
Type/number of model e1*2001/116*0430, e1*2007/46*0436, e1*2001/116*0473 Types: B8, 4G, 8R
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in EU
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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