2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet Safety Ratings
2.0 TFSI Premium FWD
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Overall Side Crash Rating
Overall Side Barrier Rating
NHTSA Rollover Resistance Rating
|US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID:||17V508000|
|Mfg's Report Date:||AUG 15, 2017|
|Component:||ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected:||8383|
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.
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
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:
The safety ratings and information is provided directly from the
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
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