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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$21,881

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 75036 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: AWD
  • Location: Fremont, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$20,583
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2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 55865 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: San Rafael, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$19,675

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 67580 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buford, GA

$15,995

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 100190 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Tan
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Murfreesboro, TN
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$24,684
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2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 20720 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Colorado Springs, CO

$23,995

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 53696 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellevue, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

$21,975

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 41715 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Monterey, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 30 Hwy

$23,255

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 42093 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Bellingham, WA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$23,000

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 50499 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Coral Springs, FL

$20,900

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 41187 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Santa Monica, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

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$18,998

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 64753 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Roseville, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$19,998

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 51953 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Buena Park, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$22,998

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 31902 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$19,998

2010 AUDI A3 2.0T PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 59529 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • MPG: 21 City / 28 Hwy

$22,998

2010 AUDI A3 PREMIUM PLUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 50434 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Littleton, CO
  • MPG: 30 City / 42 Hwy
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