2003 AUDI A8

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2003 AUDI A8

Recall Date Component Summary
August 14, 2008 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VOLKSWAGEN IS RECALLING 13,900 MY 1996-2003 AUDI A8 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THE LOCKING CABLE MAY MOVE OUT OF POSITION OVER TIME. WITH THE LOCKING CABLE OUT OF POSITION, THE SHIFTER CAN BE MOVED OUT OF THE “PARK” POSITION EVEN IF THE IGNITION KEY IS NOT IN THE IGNITION LOCK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION LOCKING CABLE BY INSTALLING AN ADJUSTING PIECE THAT WILL SECURE THE LOCKING CABLE IN PLACE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUDI AT 1-800-822-2834.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 AUDI A8

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3 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 AUDI A8

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Date Component  
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10444891
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10245714
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10023131
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0 Investigations for 2003 AUDI A8

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

129 Service Alerts for 2003 AUDI A8

Date Description
May 29, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Vehicle lacks power or will not move after stop due to simultaneous depressing of the brake and accelerator pedals

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May 28, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

This condition may be caused when the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal are depressed simultaneously. Drivers who drive with their left foot resting on the brake pedal are prone to experience this condition. With the introduction of El

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May 28, 2014 252100 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

This condition may be caused when the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal are depressed simultaneously. Drivers who drive with their left foot resting on the brake pedal are prone to experience this condition. With the introduction of El

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June 3, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket.

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June 3, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket.

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June 3, 2014 103240 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:FLUID/LUBRICANT:SEALS/GASKETS

As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket.

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May 29, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

This condition may be caused when the brake pedal and the accelerator pedal are depressed simultaneously. Drivers who consciously or unconsciously drive with their left foot resting on the brake pedal are prone to experience this condition.

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December 22, 2021 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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November 11, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

A loud noise is heard from the MMI screen while it is opening or closing.

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November 25, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Elso pro reminder.

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June 25, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

This informational bulletin explains how to order replacement VIN plates, Safety Certification Labels, etc.

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June 25, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This informational bulletin explains how to order replacement VIN plates, Safety Certification Labels, etc.

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April 16, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

This information bulletin contains instructions for technicans on how to ensure their TAC call goes smoothly.

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May 13, 2020 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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May 13, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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June 28, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward.

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August 28, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries.

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August 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries.

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August 28, 2019 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

This communication is issued to inform dealers of updated shipping regulations related to lithium ion batteries.

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June 7, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

This bulletin contains instructions for additional reporting requirements for safety related inquiries (airbag/seatbelts, accidents, fire and overheat damage). 2008-2021A3, 2015-2021A3 Cabrio, 2005-2016 A3 Sportback, 1999-2021 A4, 2010-2

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June 7, 2019 150000 SEAT BELTS

This bulletin contains instructions for additional reporting requirements for safety related inquiries (airbag/seatbelts, accidents, fire and overheat damage). 2008-2021A3, 2015-2021A3 Cabrio, 2005-2016 A3 Sportback, 1999-2021 A4, 2010-2

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June 7, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This bulletin contains instructions for additional reporting requirements for safety related inquiries (airbag/seatbelts, accidents, fire and overheat damage). 2008-2021A3, 2015-2021A3 Cabrio, 2005-2016 A3 Sportback, 1999-2021 A4, 2010-2

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July 22, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

This communication is issued to remind dealers of the repair validation process for repair group 19. 2005-2019 A3, 1996-2019 A4, 2008-2019 A5, 1992-2019 A6, 2012-2019 A7, 1997-2019 A8, 2019 E-Tron, 2015-2019 Q3, 2010-2019 Q5, 2007-2019 Q7

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October 2, 2013 160000 STRUCTURE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 70 number 08-39 dated December 4, 2008. Leather upholstery is dirty or stained.

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October 2, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 70 number 08-39 dated December 4, 2008. Leather upholstery is dirty or stained.

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July 31, 2017 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

This informational bulletin contains technical information for when there is condensation visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, and/or third brake light l

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March 3, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Due to increasing requests for high voltage personal protective equipment (HVE PPE) for dealer technicians working with high voltage vehicles (Hybrid, Plugin Hybrid, Electric Vehicle), the Volkswagen Tools and Equipment Team has identified

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July 11, 2017 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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July 11, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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July 19, 2017 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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July 19, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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June 19, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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July 8, 2013 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Customer may report sporadically hearing the parking brake being actuated after the vehicle has been switched off. If the customer does not identify the sound as the sound of the parking brake being actuated, he or she may simply complain o

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July 8, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Customer may report sporadically hearing the parking brake being actuated after the vehicle has been switched off. If the customer does not identify the sound as the sound of the parking brake being actuated, he or she may simply complain o

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September 23, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 14-59 dated June 2, 2014. Electrically-adjustable steering column adjustment is restricted and does not adjust vertically. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is unlik

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September 23, 2014 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Windshield is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or its surface feels rough. Residue from industrial fallout as well as normal road dirt and grime may accumulate on windshield.

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October 12, 2014 200000 WHEELS

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 13-46 dated December 9, 2013. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment.

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July 10, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 96 number 12-37 dated June 11, 2012. The customer may report that the handheld transmitter cannot be programmed to the garage door opener control module, J530. The customer’s door opener system ma

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July 7, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 14-50 dated June 20, 2014. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. G12++ coolant (for service

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August 14, 2013 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Windshield is streaked, has a snakeskin appearance, or its surface feels rough. Residue from industrial fallout as well as normal road dirt and grime may accumulate on windshield.

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April 17, 2017 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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April 17, 2017 200000 WHEELS

This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s).

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May 10, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This informational bulletin contains all the the Audi Oil Quality Standards that should be used when doing an oil change.

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October 19, 2016 200000 WHEELS

This information TSB provides information regarding the correct way to torque adjust a wheel bolt.

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December 10, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

High quality media files (video and sound) are now integrated into technical service bulletins on a case-by-case basis. Media files can now be viewed on any smartphone or tablet. Audi of America has started to host its TSB videos outside of

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August 5, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

This document contains information on the Audi side assist update.

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August 28, 2013 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 13-43 dated April 19, 2013. The customer may report that the Easy Entry function of the power adjustable steering column intermittently does not work.

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August 30, 2013 010000 STEERING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 10-09 dated August 13, 2010. Electric steering column adjustment is restricted or does not work at all. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is unlikely that external f

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December 4, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

This is an advance notice for Audi of America employees. This notice contains information for the accessories operations technical bulletin.

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August 30, 2013 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 11-20 dated October 21, 2011. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Parts of the speakers

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April 19, 2013 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 11-15 dated January 10, 2011. The customer may report that the Easy Entry function of the power adjustable steering column intermittently does not work.

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June 20, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-35 dated March 25, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. G12++ coolant (for service

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June 21, 2013 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-01 dated February 5, 2010. Excessive accumulation of deposits on intake valves, intake manifold, fuel injectors and combustion chambers. Engine runs rough after cold start. Excessive

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June 21, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-01 dated February 5, 2010. Excessive accumulation of deposits on intake valves, intake manifold, fuel injectors and combustion chambers. Engine runs rough after cold start. Excessive

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December 10, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 20 number 13-29 dated November 15, 2013. The fuel tank has been removed from the vehicle and must be neutralized before shipment or disposal. When the fuel tank in a vehicle is replaced, the origi

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December 10, 2015 080000 FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 20 number 13-29 dated November 15, 2013. The fuel tank has been removed from the vehicle and must be neutralized before shipment or disposal. When the fuel tank in a vehicle is replaced, the origi

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December 9, 2013 200000 WHEELS

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc., and should no

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December 9, 2013 203000 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 44 number 12-32 dated August 2, 2012. Wheel bolt requires torque adjustment. Torque sticks, torque extension bars, and impact guns/wrenches are not approved by Audi of America, Inc., and should no

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September 23, 2013 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 90 number 10-14 dated August 10, 2010. Cigarette lighter element will not lock into the lighter socket -U1- to begin the heating process, or the lighter element will not automatically release once

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September 5, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 10-02 dated September 14, 2010. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. If the vehicle’s engine experienced a serious mechanical problem

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July 10, 2014 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 13-02 dated August 30, 2013. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Parts of the speakers (

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March 25, 2013 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 11-19 dated February 10, 2011. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. G12++ coolant (for serv

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September 21, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 96 number 13-67 dated July 10, 2013. The customer may report that the handheld transmitter cannot be programmed to the garage door opener control module, J530. The customer?s door opener system ma

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June 3, 2014 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 11-19 dated January 31, 2011. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket. As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak.

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June 3, 2014 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 11-19 dated January 31, 2011. Automatic transmission fluid is leaking at the sump pan gasket. As the sump pan gasket settles, the torque of the bolts decreases and the seal may leak.

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February 5, 2013 170000 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 57 number 11-55 dated August 22, 2011. Central locking via remote control does not work either sporadically or permanently. The locks can still be operated manually. Missing synchronization betwee

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February 5, 2013 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 57 number 11-55 dated August 22, 2011. Central locking via remote control does not work either sporadically or permanently. The locks can still be operated manually. Missing synchronization betwee

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June 20, 2014 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 13-41 dated June 20, 2013. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. G12++ coolant (for service

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April 1, 2013 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 11-19 dated April 8, 2011. This TSB contains information on technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center

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November 11, 2013 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

A loud noise is heard from the MMI screen while it is opening or closing. The MMI screen will not open or close at all. supplier error affecting certain MMI display mounts can cause the internal gear of the mount to get stuck after a few cy

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February 13, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 01 number 13-69 dated February 14, 2013. Noises and inconsistent engine operation after cold start during the catalyst heating phase. The customer may misinterpret these symptoms as engine misfiri

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September 13, 2013 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 74 number 08-06 dated December 5, 2008. Rear center armrest lid does not latch. Unfavorable tolerance between the release and the armrest.

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April 17, 2015 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 12-92 dated October 24, 2012. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third brake l

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September 8, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 19 number 15-61 dated July 7, 2015. Discontinuation and mixing of Audi-approved engine coolants. G11, G12, and G12+ coolants have been replaced by an improved version. G12++ coolant (for service a

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March 4, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 57 number 13-82 dated February 5, 2013. Central locking via remote control does not work either sporadically or permanently. The locks can still be operated manually. Missing synchronization betwe

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March 4, 2013 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 57 number 13-82 dated February 5, 2013. Central locking via remote control does not work either sporadically or permanently. The locks can still be operated manually. Missing synchronization betwe

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September 15, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 14-62 dated September 23, 2014. Electrically-adjustable steering column adjustment is restricted and does not adjust vertically. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is

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October 12, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 17 number 12 – 31 dated August 30, 2012. Oil consumption measurement – Repair Authorization (CA). In order to provide effective lubrication and cooling of internal engine components, all internal

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May 29, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 97 number 10-15 dated October 20, 2010. Sporadic fault memory entries are stored in various control modules. Contacts may be widened (over 0.63 mm) if incorrect pins or incorrect methods for curre

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March 6, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 17 number 13-35 dated January 9, 2013. This bulletin lists engine oils that meet Audi oil quality standards (VW 501 01, 502 00, 505 00, 505 01, and 504 00/507 00).

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March 17, 2015 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 10 number 13-10 dated September 5, 2013. Prior to engine replacement, any debris lodged in transferred assemblies must be removed. If the engine experienced a serious mechanical problem, it is pos

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July 31, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 14-61 dated May 1, 2014. Technician preparation when calling the Audi Technical Assistance Center (TAC).

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September 25, 2013 350000 EQUIPMENT

Various features in the rear passenger compartment are inoperative. Some features may include power rear windows, rear climate control operating unit, rear sunroof panel, rear reading lamps, rear cigarette lighters, etc. By design, many ele

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March 9, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 01 number 13-09 dated June 21, 2013. The use of contaminated gasoline or gasoline with a low content of deposit control additives may result in excessive accumulation of deposits on intake valves,

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May 28, 2014 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-07 dated May 29, 2013. Customer states that the engine returns to idle speed of approximately 1,400 RPM although the accelerator is depressed, and/or the vehicle hesitates (lacks powe

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June 2, 2014 010000 STEERING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 13-51 dated August 30, 2013. Electrically-adjustable steering column adjustment is restricted and does not adjust vertically. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is un

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June 2, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 13-51 dated August 30, 2013. Electrically-adjustable steering column adjustment is restricted and does not adjust vertically. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is un

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June 2, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 48 number 13-51 dated August 30, 2013. Electrically-adjustable steering column adjustment is restricted and does not adjust vertically. Incorrect operation of Easy Entry is not the cause. It is un

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December 10, 2015 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 10-05 dated June 14, 2010. VIN plate and/or B-Pillar Safety Certification label requires replacement.

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March 20, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 14-69 dated November 4, 2014. The following message appears on the MMI display: “Device or cable type not supported”. The AMI cable being used is a genuine Audi-branded cable with an Aud

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July 15, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 00 number 12-32 dated February 7, 2012. This Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) details the general process for carrying out a Software Version Management (SVM) software update for any TSB or Update

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October 24, 2012 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 94 number 11-52 dated October 11, 2011. Condensation is visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, or third brake

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June 29, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 14-50 dated July 10, 2014. Customer may report that cracking, grinding, rattling, humming, whining, or similar interference is coming from one or more speakers. Parts of the speakers (su

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March 12, 2012 140000 AIR BAGS

AUDI: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON, UPPER LIMIT FOR FRONT OR REAR SIDE AIRBAG EXCEEDED. *KB

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June 2, 2014 012000 STEERING:COLUMN

AUDI: ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT FAILS TO ADJUST VERTICAL AND IS RESTRICTED AND UNDER TENSION DUE TO MODULE CROSS CARRIER AND UNFAVORABLE TOLERANCES TO STEERING COLUMN. MODEL 2003-2010 A8, 2005-2011 A6, 2007-2014 Q

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June 2, 2014 016000 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

AUDI: ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE STEERING COLUMN ADJUSTMENT FAILS TO ADJUST VERTICAL AND IS RESTRICTED AND UNDER TENSION DUE TO MODULE CROSS CARRIER AND UNFAVORABLE TOLERANCES TO STEERING COLUMN. MODEL 2003-2010 A8, 2005-2011 A6, 2007-2014 Q

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March 24, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. DETAILING THE GENERAL PROCESS FOR CARRYING OUT A SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ANY TSB OR REQUIRED VEHICLE UPDATE (RVU). TROUBLESHOOTING INFORMATION

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February 26, 2007 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 122000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 124000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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February 26, 2007 127000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HAZARD FLASHING WARNING LIGHTS

EXTERIOR LIGHTS, MOSITURE ACCUMULATION. *PE

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May 1, 2010 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE

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May 1, 2010 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. IF THIS HAPPENS, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATE TO LET YOU KNOW THAT THE VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE

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August 7, 2009 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

AUDI: MIL ON (MASS AIRFLOW SENSOR DTCS P0101, P0102, P0103, P0112, P0113 IN ECM). ENGINE HAS LOW PERFORMANCE WITHOUT SIGNIFICANT LOSS OF POWER OR STALLING. DTCS RELATED TO THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR AND FUEL TRIM FAULTS CAN BE RELATED TO (

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May 13, 2009 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM), OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. SVM IS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (RE-PROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN AUDI VEHICLES. THIS SYSTEM USES T

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February 26, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LOSES POWER OR WILL NOT MOVE AFTER STOP. *KB

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February 26, 2007 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

HEADLIGHT AIMING, USING HELLA UNIVERSAL BEAMSETTER. *KB

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May 29, 2013 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

AUDI: SOME VEHICLES MAY LACK POWER OR WILL NOT MOVE AFTER STOP DUE TO SIMULTANEOUSLY DEPRESSING THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS. *JS

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May 8, 2013 020000 SUSPENSION

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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July 1, 2015 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

AUDI: ENGINE, ON SOME VEHICLES, WOULD RUN IRREGULARLY OR HAVE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON OR POSSIBLE FILTER ELEMENT FOR CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT VALVE CAN LOOSEN AND IN OIL CIRCUIT, THERE IS NO DAMAGE FROM LOOSENED PARTICLES. MODEL AL

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July 13, 2007 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

DYNAMIC HEADLIGHT RANGE CONTROL, WARNING LIGHT IS ON IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CENTER DISPLAY. *KB

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April 1, 2010 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

AUDI: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. (ADDED PHASE 7-APRIL 10 VIN INFORMATION).MALFUNCTI

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December 9, 2013 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

AUDI: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, USE CALIBRATED TORQUE WRENCH AND NOT TORQUE STICKS, TORQUE EXTENSION BARS AND IMPACT GUNS/WRENCHES NOT APPROVED FOR USAGE ON WHEEL BOLTS BY MANUFACTURER, THAT CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO BRAKE, STEERING WHEEL, HUB. MODE

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November 19, 2008 203000 WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

AUDI: WHEEL BOLTS REQUIRE TORQUE ADJUSTMENT. TORQUE STICKS AND TORQUE EXTENSION BARS ARE NOT APPROVED BY AUDI OF AMERICA, INC. AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO APPLY TORQUE TO WHEEL BOLTS. ALL AUDI MODELS INCLUDED. *PE

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December 7, 2007 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

POOR OR NO HEATING IN ANY OR ALL HEATING ZONES OF THE VEHICLE. *NJ

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August 1, 2010 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

AUDI: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES; INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. ADDED FINAL MAILING PHASE-8/10 VIN INFORMATION.

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December 15, 2008 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT(SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. ITS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (REPROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN ALL AUDI VEHICLES. *PE

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November 2, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

OIL LEAKS FROM UPPER ENGINE AREAS, DIAGNOSTIC GUIDELINES. *TT

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September 15, 2015 010000 STEERING

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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September 15, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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December 7, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

AUDI: POOR OR NO HEATING IN ANY OR ALL HEATING ZONES. ECM SOFTWARE UPDATED WITH MODIFIED MAP CONTROLLED COOLANT THERMOSTAT SPECIFICATIONS. THE TCM SOFTWARE MUST ALSO BE UPDATED TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE NEW ECM SOFTWARE LEVEL. POSSIBLE

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December 7, 2007 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

AUDI: POOR OR NO HEATING IN ANY OR ALL HEATING ZONES. ECM SOFTWARE UPDATED WITH MODIFIED MAP CONTROLLED COOLANT THERMOSTAT SPECIFICATIONS. THE TCM SOFTWARE MUST ALSO BE UPDATED TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE NEW ECM SOFTWARE LEVEL. POSSIBLE

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December 7, 2007 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

AUDI: POOR OR NO HEATING IN ANY OR ALL HEATING ZONES. ECM SOFTWARE UPDATED WITH MODIFIED MAP CONTROLLED COOLANT THERMOSTAT SPECIFICATIONS. THE TCM SOFTWARE MUST ALSO BE UPDATED TO BE COMPATIBLE WITH THE NEW ECM SOFTWARE LEVEL. POSSIBLE

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January 14, 2008 140000 AIR BAGS

AUDI: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON; UPPER LIMIT FOR FRONT/REAR SIDE AIRBAG EXCEEDED. OVER TIME RESISTANCE VARIANCE WITHIN SIDE IMPACT AIRBAG CONNECTOR CAN CAUSE THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON INSTRUMENT PANEL TO COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH SID

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January 14, 2008 141000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

AUDI: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON; UPPER LIMIT FOR FRONT/REAR SIDE AIRBAG EXCEEDED. OVER TIME RESISTANCE VARIANCE WITHIN SIDE IMPACT AIRBAG CONNECTOR CAN CAUSE THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON INSTRUMENT PANEL TO COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH SID

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January 14, 2008 141220 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

AUDI: AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON; UPPER LIMIT FOR FRONT/REAR SIDE AIRBAG EXCEEDED. OVER TIME RESISTANCE VARIANCE WITHIN SIDE IMPACT AIRBAG CONNECTOR CAN CAUSE THE AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ON INSTRUMENT PANEL TO COME ON AND STAY ON, EVEN THOUGH SID

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