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AUDI S3 RECALLS - (18 Recalls Found)

Since 1977, AUDI has issued a total of 1242 car recalls worldwide. Of those recalls, 18 have been for the AUDI S3 starting in 2017. This accounts for approximately 2.3% of the 54171 car recalls issued by the NHTSA since 1966. The S3 accounts for about 1.4% of all the AUDI recalls issued since 1977. Compared to other car manufacturers, AUDI ranks #13 in overall number of recalls issued by a car maker.

Please keep in mind these numbers are for statistical purposes only & do not necessarily reflect the quality of the AUDI S3 or AUDI itself. These figures are based only on the number of recalls issued and NOT the total number of vehicles affected by a particular recall.

Find your AUDI S3 listed below. Results are sorted year from newest to oldest. Select the desired AUDI S3 to view the complete recall details. Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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2022 Recalls ↓

2022 AUDI S3 Recall - BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2021 Audi A8 and S8, 2022 Audi A5 Sportback, A4 Sedan, E-Tron GT, Q3, Q5, RS6 Avant, A3 Sedan, S5 Sportback, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RSQ8, SQ7, SQ8, and S3 Sedan vehicles. A software error may prevent the rear-view image from initially displaying when the vehicle begins to reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility." Recall Details - 10/20/2021

2022 AUDI S3 Recall - SEAT BELTS:PRETENSIONER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Audi S3 and A3 sedans. The retention force of the seat belt tensioner on the driver and front passenger seats may be inadequate to properly restrain the occupants during a crash.Recall Details - 7/20/2022
2020 Recalls ↓

2020 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2020 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021
2019 Recalls ↓

2019 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2019 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021
2018 Recalls ↓

2018 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2018 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021
2017 Recalls ↓

2017 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection." Recall Details - 3/22/2017

2017 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2017 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021
2016 Recalls ↓

2016 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2016 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2016 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi S3 Sedan, 2015-2019 A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 A3 e-tron, and 2017-2019 RS3 vehicles. An improper electrical contact may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.Recall Details - 6/19/2019

2016 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016 Audi TT Roadster, TT Coupe, S3 Sedan, R8 Coupe, A3 Sedan, A3 Etron, A3 Cabriolet, 2016 Golf Sportwagen, Golf R, Golf GTI, Golf A7, and E Golf vehicles. During air bag deployment, the front passenger air bag may explode or deploy improperly.Recall Details - 7/27/2022
2015 Recalls ↓

2015 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:ON-OFF SWITCH ASSEMBLY

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2015 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION:FRONT PASSENGER

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.Recall Details - 3/22/2021

2015 AUDI S3 Recall - AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Problem: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Audi S3 Sedan, 2015-2019 A3 Sedan and A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 A3 e-tron, and 2017-2019 RS3 vehicles. An improper electrical contact may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) to falsely detect a malfunction and deactivate the passenger air bag.Recall Details - 6/19/2019
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