Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2010 Audi A3 vehicles

2010 Audi A3 (10/3/2011)  

Campaign Number: 11V490000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL 2009-2012 JETTA AND JETTA SPORTWAGEN VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2008 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM MAY 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010-2012 AUDI A3 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 2009 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2011, THAT ARE EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L TDI COMMON RAIL DIESEL ENGINE/CLEAN DIESEL ENGINE. THE FUEL INJECTION PULSES COULD COINCIDE WITH THE NATURAL FREQUENCY OF THE INJECTOR LINE #2, IN SPECIFIC LOAD AND RPM CONDITIONS. THIS RESONANCE CREATES ADDITIONAL STRESS IN THE FUEL LINE.

Defect: DUE TO THE RESONANCE CONDITION, INJECTOR LINE NUMBER 2 COULD DEVELOP SMALL CRACKS WHICH COULD LEAD TO FUEL LEAKAGE. LEAKING FUEL IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, MAY LEAD TO A FIRE.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL INSTALL AN IMPROVED FUEL INJECTOR LINE FOR THE NUMBER 2 CYLINDER ON CERTAIN VEHICLES AND WILL INSTALL VIBRATION DAMPERS ON ALL OF THE INJECTOR LINES. VOLKSWAGEN AND AUDI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS TO HAVE THE VEHICLES REPAIRED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

2010 Audi A3 (9/30/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V377000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006 THROUGH 2010 AUDI A3, TT, AND TT ROADSTER PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 29, 2005 AND AUGUST 26, 2009. THE CLOSING FORCE OF AN INTERNAL SPRING OF THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE IS NOT ADEQUATE ENOUGH TO HOLD THE VALVE CLOSED UNDER EXTREME DRIVING CONDITIONS POSSIBLY ALLOWING FUEL TO LEAK.

Defect: IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A VEHICLE FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND AUDI DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK VENTILATION VALVE WITH AN IMPROVED VALVE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 16, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-253-2834.

2010 Audi A3 (8/20/2009)  

Campaign Number: 09V333000

Component Name: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer: Volkswagen of America, Inc.

Description: VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 AND 2010 PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 2008 AND AUGUST 2009. THE WIRING HARNESS OF A TEMPERATURE SENSOR IN THE DIRECT SHIFT GEARBOX (DSG) MAY HAVE CONNECTOR WIRES THAT WERE INSUFFICIENTLY CRIMPED. WITH INSUFFICIENTLY CRIMPED CONNECTOR WIRES, A TEMPERATURE SENSOR HAS THE POTENTIAL TO FALSELY DETECT A HIGH GEARBOX OIL TEMPERATURE, CAUSING THE TRANSMISSION TO ABRUPTLY SHIFT TO NEUTRAL. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE SELECTOR LEVER POSITION INDICATOR WITHIN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL WILL FLASH. IN ADDITION, THE "DEPRESS BRAKE PEDAL" INDICATOR LIGHT WILL BE ILLUMINATED, ALERTING THE DRIVER TO APPLY THE BRAKES.

Defect: THE ABRUPT SHIFT TO NEUTRAL COULD LEAD TO A CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: VOLKSWAGEN WILL REPROGRAM THE TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE WITH UPDATED SOFTWARE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 20, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT VOLKSWAGEN AT 1-800-822-8987.

Used 2010 AUDI A3 for sale

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2010 Audi A3

$20,601
Price Reduced

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 66327 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: West Hollywood, CA
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

New Listing
$19,900

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 57571 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Hillsboro, OR
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$15,853
Price Reduced

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 78288 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Dublin, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

$27,533
Price Reduced

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 19866 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$19,786

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 35600 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Leesburg, VA
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

$20,990

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 58954 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Lumberton, NJ
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$16,606

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 68490 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bentonville, AR
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$21,992

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 39859 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Corte Madera, CA
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

New Listing
$22,183

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 51422 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mission Hills, CA
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

New Listing
$23,599

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 33075 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Schaumburg, IL
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$21,496

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 38832 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Salt Lake City, UT
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$19,998

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 54193 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Las Vegas, NV
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3 2.0T

$18,599

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 64767 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Spokane, WA
  • MPG: 22 City / 28 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

New Listing
$20,998

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 65431 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Laurel, MD
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy

2010 Audi A3

$26,888
Price Reduced

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 23551 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy
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