Illustrative photo | source Audi
Published on 19. 02. 2021
Due to a manufacturing error, the belt-pulley securing ring of the steering system may not be fully engaged.
As a result, the securing ring may become detached and subsequently jam with surrounding components, leading to possible locking of the steering system.
The Audi Q3 models affected by this recall were manufactured between June 2019 and January 2020.
VW recall code: 48P7
Affected models: Q3
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 7
Source: Rapex Alert 7/2021 A12/00221/21
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
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. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
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.