AUDI A3 2017: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : AUDI Model : A3 Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2016-09-23 - 2017-08-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V508000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-09-19 Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-16 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-17
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 24DF
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8383
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      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.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.