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  • Weekly Recalls: Audi, Ferrari, Tesla

    Weekly Recalls: Audi, Ferrari, Tesla

    AUDI 

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V825000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,857

    Summary

    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."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the infotainment unit parameters, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 17, 2021. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 91CR.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    FERRARI



    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V833000
    • Manufacturer Ferrari North America, Inc.
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 9,985

    Summary

    Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2010-2015 458 Italia, 2012-2015 458 Spider, 2014-2015 458 Speciale, 2015 458 Speciale Aperta, 2016-2019 488 GTB, and 488 Spider vehicles. The brake system may leak brake fluid, resulting in a loss of braking ability.

    Remedy

    The remedy is not available at this time. Owners will receive additional notification when a remedy is available. Owners are advised that if the "Low Brake Fluid" warning message appears on the vehicle dashboard, the driver should pull off the road as soon as it is safe to do so, and contact Ferrari Roadside Assistance for towing to the nearest Ferrari dealer. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 21, 2021. Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari's number for this recall is 78.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Recall 573 Report - Amendment 2


    TESLA

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V835000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components SUSPENSION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,791

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Model Y and 2019-2021 Model 3 vehicles. The front suspension lateral link fasteners may loosen, allowing the lateral link to separate from the sub-frame.

    Remedy

    Tesla Service will tighten or replace the lateral link fasteners as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 24, 2021. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-21-31-003.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1