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Audi A3 (2011)

Published on 02. 03. 2018

Problem description:

The starter motor may overheat. This could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between March 2011 and August 2011.

Source: Alert 9/2018 A12/0303/18

Tags: * Audi * A3 * 
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Type of alert
Make Audi
Model A3
Production period III. 2011 - VIII. 2011
Risk 2
Type/number of model e1 * 2001/116 * 0217 * ; Type: 8P
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2018-03-02 05:49:40

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate 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.

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.

Check the vehicle's history

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