The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

Audi Q7 SUVs Recalled for Power Braking Assist

September 26, 2014

Photo of Audi Q7 courtesy of Audi.
Photo of Audi Q7 courtesy of Audi.

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 1,814 2013 model-year Audi Q7 luxury SUVs because they’re at risk for losing power braking assist, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.

The vehicles – manufactured from June 5, 2012, to Nov. 29, 2012 – are equipped with a 3.0L TDI engine. A check valve in the engine may become contaminated with plastic debris and allow engine oil to leak into the brake booster. If this occurs, the brake booster diaphragm may rupture, causing a loss of power braking assist, NHTSA said.

To resolve the problem, Audi dealers will replace a vacuum line free of charge. Dealers will also inspect the brake booster system for oil contamination. If oil contamination is present, additional components will be replaced free of charge.

The recall began on Sept. 24. Vehicle owners can reach Audi at 1-800-253-2834. The manufacturer's number for this recall is 47L8.

Twitter Facebook Google+


Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.


Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All


Sponsored by

Cloud Computing is typically a synonym for Software as a Service (SaaS), where computing power, and an application, exist outside the client’s network, hosted somewhere on the Internet, behind the service provider’s firewalls.

Read more

Accident Costs Calculator

Use this calculator to see how much extra sales revenue your company needs to generate to make up for the profits lost as a result of fleet accidents.
Launch Accident Cost Calculator 

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher