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Audi A8 (2019)

Published on 11. 05. 2020
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Problem description:

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

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Type of alert Serious
Make Audi
Model A8
Production period 17. 10. 2019 - 25. 10. 2019
Risk Accident
Type/number of model Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1751*, Type: F8
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 2020-05-08 00:00:00

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.

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