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Audi A3 (2018)

Published on 24. 03. 2019

Problem description:

The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. In the event of an accident, the central rear head restraint may consequently become detached from the guide rods and lose its supportive and protective effect.

The Audi A3 models affected by this recall were produced between April and June 2018.

Audi recall code: 72I8

Source: Rapex Alert 12/2019 A12/0468/19

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Type of alert
Make Audi
Model A3
Production period 4/2018 - 6/2018
Risk 1
Type/number of model Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 0607 *.. Type: 8V
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 2019-03-22 08:45:36

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.

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