Volkswagen will be contacting the owners of certain 2015 Audi a VW vehicles about a manufacturing error affecting certain components within the fuel pump. Contamination due to improper nickel plating of these components may cause excessive pump friction and eventual pump failure. If the pump becomes inoperative because of this condition, it may result in a no start condition or a stall while driving. Stalling without warning while driving could increase the chance of an accident. Continue reading
Customer complaints regarding fuel odor in the engine compartment of certain Audi and Volkswagen vehicles will have approximately 26,000 owners returning to their dealership for repairs. According to reports, a combination of production tolerance issues combined with vibrations during dynamic driving, could result in a fuel leak in the fuel injection system. There have been no reports of accidents or injuries as a result of this safety defect, but a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in an engine fire. Continue reading
Volkswagen will be asking approximately one hundred thousand owners of certain 2013-2015 Audi A4 and S4 sedans and 2013-2015 Audi AllRoad crossovers, to return their vehicles to the manufacturer to have the airbag control software updated. During routine testing, the manufacturer identified a potential issue with the frontal airbag system deployment parameters which could result in the front airbags not deploying during a second impact, after the side airbags have been deployed. This problem could result in increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants. Continue reading
Volkswagen will be asking almost two thousand 2013 Audi Q7 owners to return their cars to an approved repair facility for a problem that could result in loss of power brake assist. The vehicles affected are equipped with a 3.0L TDI engines and were manufactured between June 5, 2012 to November 29, 2012. Continue reading
Under the California Lemon Law, if you are experiencing repeated problems with your car, truck, or SUV, you may qualify to have your automobile bought back by the manufacturer. You must, however, allow an approved repair facility a reasonable number of repair attempts before you qualify. This includes four repair attempts for the same or similar problems, or two attempts if the defect is safety related and likely to cause serious injury.
When the Law Offices of Delsack & Associates, P.C. were approached by a 2010 Audi A4 owner who had allowed the dealer ten (10) opportunities to repair problems, it was evident the vehicle was a good candidate for lemon law protection. Continue reading
A previous client who lives in Los Angeles contacted us a couple of months ago. We helped him 6 years ago with a buyback under the California lemon law because his Chrysler was a lemon. When he started having problems with his 2011 Audi A4, he knew what to do immediately…Call the Law Offices of Delsack and Associates. Continue reading
Do you smell gas fumes while driving your car? After receiving several complaints for fuel smells and leaks in certain 2013-2014 Audi S6 and S7 vehicles, Volkswagen has concluded that a safety concern exists. Approximately 3,594 vehicles could be affected by this problem. Continue reading
Volkswagen is recalling certain 2012 Audi Q5 vehicles because the sunroof was installed with a glass that could shatter in extremely cold weather conditions. If the sunroof breaks while the vehicle is being driven, the occupants could be injured by falling glass, increasing the chance of an accident. Volkswagen will be notifying owners of the problem starting in August, and will replace the sunroof glass free of charge. For more information on the defect, owners can contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.