2016 Audi A8 Reliability


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2016 Audi A8 Reliability Ratings

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2016 Audi A8 Recalls

There have been 3 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD Recall Date: 07/06/2020
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The seal around the engine compartment may come loose and contact hot engine components.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 12964
  • Consequence: If the seal contacts hot engine components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install a retaining plate to prevent the engine compartment seal from loosening. The recall began September 4, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 51G6.
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 51G6
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 20V397000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS Recall Date: 01/27/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous and leak fuel.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 8985
  • Consequence: Leaking fuel, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of fire.
  • Remedy: Audi has notified owners, and dealers will install a fuel pressure damper, free of charge. The recall began February 21, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BM.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 17, 2014 to SEP 03, 2015
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 20BM
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V057000
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL Recall Date: 01/15/2019
  • Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Q7, A6 and A7 vehicles, and 2015-2018 Audi A8 vehicles. The left and right fuel rails may leak fuel.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 74881
  • Consequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase risk of a fire.
  • Remedy: Audi has notified owners, and dealers will replace the left and right fuel rail, free of charge. The recall began February 28, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 24DP.
  • Dates of Manufacture: MAR 11, 2014 to JUN 17, 2017
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 24DP
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 19V035000

2016 Audi A8 Warranty

Warranty information last updated: 3/13/19

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