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Published on 11. 05. 2020
The suspension forks on the rear axle may be defective.
As a result, the tyres may come into contact with the wheelhouse, possibly leading to a loss of control over the vehicle and increased risk of an accident.
The Audi A8 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 17 and 25 October 2019.
Audi recall code: 40P4
Source: Rapex Alert 19/2020 A12/00676/20
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
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
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.