Audi recalls 1.27 million vehicles worldwideDecember 24, 2017
Owners of models A4, A5 and Q5 should pay attention to the smell of burned wiring.
German automotive manufacturer Audi decided to recall a huge number of cars. Under the review has got 1.27 million cars of this brand, sold around the world. The campaign deals with D-class models: A4, A5, A5 Cabriolet and Q5, which were built between April 2011 and May 2015.
It is known that the new tip will affect 875,000 cars in Europe, 250,000 North America and 47,000 in Asia.
In these cars there is a high risk of ignition wiring. It can cause thermal overload, which occurs on the contacts of electrical connections in the auxiliary heater due to friction. Also, the cause may be initially incorrect coating. So say representatives of the company Audi.
During the recall of the owners of these cars through the communication channels will call the nearest service centers to install a new auxiliary heating element with improved electrical contacts.
In Audi, advises owners if they detect the smell of burnt plastic, urgently stop the car on the roadside or parking lot and call your local brand dealer.