AUDI A5 – AUXILLIARY HEATER ELEMENT IN AIR CONDITIONING MAY FAIL AND/OR OVERHEAT

Published on 4 August 2018
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AUDI A5 ( 01/04/2011 –  31/07/2015) DEFECT:  The auxilliary heater element in the air conditioner may fail as a result of overheating in the area of the connectors in conjunction with smoulder damage or potential fire.


Remedy: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and fit an auxilliary heater element with opimised electrical connectors. The activation of the electric auxilliary heater must be adjusted by updating the software for the air conditioning control console.



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Recall Launch Date08/01/2018
Recall NoR/2017/334
MakeAUDI
ModelA5
Recall Model InformationA4 A5 A5 Cabriolet and Q5
Manufacturer Ref80C6
VIN startWAUZZZ8T6BA072380
VIN endWAUZZZ8T4GA015182
Build start01/04/2011
Build end31/07/2015
Vehicle numbers33699

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a AUDI dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

How to contact your dealer

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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