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Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V508000
Mfg's Report Date: AUG 15, 2017
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8383


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sedan vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may misinterpret the flywheel rotation on engine start-up as a "knocking" condition, and the adjusted air/fuel mixture may result in an engine stall.

Consequence:
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECU software, free of charge. The recall began September 19, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24DF.

Dates of Manufacture:
SEP 22, 2016 to AUG 24, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
24DF

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