• Audi Recall: Software Glitch Leading to Possible Airbag Failure

    Published 4 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Audi Recall

    Now Hear This! Audi Recall
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    Audi has issued a worldwide recall of approximately 850,000 A4 models due to a software glitch that may result in airbag failure.

    Which Audi models are affected by the recall?

    Audi A4 models delivered after 2012

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  • More Vehicle Recalls Headed Your Way in 2014

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014

    Now Hear This! More Vehicle Recalls Heading Your Way in 2014
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    When you flip on the morning news or scan your favorite online news site, it surely seems like there are more vehicles being recalled these days. And unfortunately, this trend is continuing.

    According to the Centre of Automotive Management (CAM), and reported by The New Zealand Herald, more than 20.5 million vehicles were recalled in the U.S. last year (BMW was the fourth highest manufacturer of vehicles on the list), which is five million more than in 2012. Most of these recalls were due to electronic malfunctions and safety glitches.

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  • Audi Recall: Fire Risk Due to Fuel Line Leak for S6 and S7 Models

    Published 5 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Now Hear This! Infiniti Recall

    Now Hear This! Infiniti Recall
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    Volkswagen Group of America has issued a recall of 3,594 Audi vehicles due to a possible risk of fire from a fuel line leak.

    Which Audi models are affected by the recall?

    2013- 2014 Audi S6 and S7 models equipped with the 4.0 liter TFSI engine, manufactured from June 25, 2012 to May 29, 2013 and from May 23, 2013 to September 6, 2013.

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  • Can I Get Reimbursed For a Recalled Audi Part I Just Replaced?

    Published 6 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    Please pay here, vehicle manufacturer

    Your vehicle's manufacturer should pay for that recalled part you just replaced.
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    So you replaced that expensive Audi part in your Audi a few months ago, only to find out that it has recently been recalled. Should you be reimbursed by the manufacturer for the Audi part you just had repaired?

    In short, yes. Your vehicle’s manufacturer will cover the replacement of the recalled part, as long as you went to a qualified mechanic who used original equipment factory (OEM) parts for the repair.

    According to this article, “Federal regulations state that automakers are required to reimburse for costs to fix a defect as long as receipts for the repairs are submitted.”

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