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1.1

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
160,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2009 Audi A3 engine problems

engine problem

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2009 Audi A3 Owner Comments

problem #1

Nov 022015

A3

  • 160,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

While driving, all power to the engine just suddenly turns off without warning. It has happened a few times while on the freeway and almost caused an accident, as a couple semis kept me from pulling off the road before losing significant speed that cause merging to be very difficult. Upon trying to restart, one time the car restarted fine while another it took numerous tries with a esp fault error resulting, then it suddenly worked fine again, until it happened another time.

- Atlanta, GA, USA

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