Newer Audi fashions recalled for axle and alignment subject
Sure lock nuts on the trailing arm of the rear axle can break resulting from corrosion, which may change the wheel alignment on the rear axle. The motive force may discover the car pulling to at least one aspect or the opposite when braking or accelerating, and will discover misalignment when cruising. If the rear axle abruptly strikes within the improper route, the driving force can lose management and crash.
Although Audi reported no identified circumstances within the U.S., mother or father firm Volkswagen Group has recalled the affected fashions worldwide, the place two identified incidents have been reported. Volkswagen additionally recalled 1,568 Porsche Cayenne fashions from 2021 for a similar subject.
The Audi recall solely encompasses 40,993 automobiles, however many fashions are affected, relying on manufacturing cycles. Not each 2021 Audi A4 is being recalled, as an illustration. Solely these made out of Nov. 27, 2019 to Dec. 19, 2020, are being recalled. The manufacturing dates differ because of the processes in place at Audi factories the place the automobiles had been made.
The recalled automobiles embody among the following:
2020-2021 Audi A4 and S4
2019-2021 Audi A5 and S5
2020-2021 Audi S5 Cabriolet
2020-2021 Audi A6 and S6
2020-2021 Audi A7 and S7
2020-2021 Audi A8 and S8
2020-2021 Audi Q5 and SQ5
2021 Audi Q7
2021 Audi Q8 and RS Q8
2019-2021 Audi RS5
2021 Audi RS6 and RS7
Sellers will change the lock nuts and related bolts freed from cost. Homeowners can anticipate notification as early as June 25, or to examine on the standing of your car, name Audi customer support at 1-800-253-2834 or enter your VIN on Audi’s recall web page. Audi’s quantity for this recall is 42L1.