A4, A5, A6, A7, Q5

Product Type: 
Motor vehicles
Product Manufacturer: 
Serial number(s): 
Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 1550 *, Type: FY (Audi Q5), Type-approval number: e1 * 2007/46 * 1801 *, Type: F2, (Audi A6, A7), Type-approval number: e1*2001/116*0430*, Type: B8, (Audi A4/A5)
Recall Date: 
Friday, 8 May, 2020
Manufactured dates: 
The affected vehicles were manufactured between May 2017 and March 2020.
Contact Details: 
Return to main dealer
Investigator Name: 
European Commission Alert System for dangerous non-food products

Moisture can penetrate into the belt starter generator.
This can result in a short circuit, leading to local overheating and increased risk of fire.
Due to the permanent power supply of the starter generator, this can occur when the vehicle has already been parked for a while.