Vehicles Affected: Approximately 80,000 model-year 2016 Audi TT and A3 convertibles, A3 sedans and A3 e-tron plug-in hybrids; model-year 2016-17 TT coupes; model-year 2017 A4 sedans and Q7 SUVs; and model-year 2015-17 Q3 SUVs
The Problem: Vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or headlights, making the vehicles less visible at night and increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue for free.
What Owners Should Do: Audi manufacturer Volkswagen did not immediately announce an owner-notification schedule. Owners can call the automaker at 800-253-2834 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236, or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.
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