TSB List for the 2003 Audi A3

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2003 A3 are official communications between Audi & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:OIL COOLER
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:GEARS
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • WHEELS
  • WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #A171782 2010043-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128350

      This informational bulletin contains all the the Audi Oil Quality Standards that should be used when doing an oil change. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-01-15-29

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058584

      AUDI: ENGINE, ON SOME VEHICLES, WOULD RUN IRREGULARLY OR HAVE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON OR POSSIBLE FILTER ELEMENT FOR CAMSHAFT ADJUSTMENT VALVE CAN LOOSEN AND IN OIL CIRCUIT, THERE IS NO DAMAGE FROM LOOSENED PARTICLES. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SAC-28F2-REV

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10036497

      AUDI: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES; INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. ADDED FINAL MAILING PHASE-8/10 VIN INFORMATION. Read More »

    • TSB #SA-28F2 J1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033212

      AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION:OIL COOLER

    • TSB #A3720992060148_1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177406

      This informational bulletin states to not replace parts for the beveling groove as it is normal. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS

    • TSB #A012046201475310

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172594

      This bulletin contains instructions for when to add gasoline additives for cleaning the injectors. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:GEARS

    • TSB #A3720992060148_1

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177406

      This informational bulletin states to not replace parts for the beveling groove as it is normal. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #SA-28F2 J1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10033212

      AUDI: (REVISED) VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-28F2-REV 7

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034846

      AUDI: GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES INSPECT, AND IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IGNITION COILS. VEHICLES AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION MAY HAVE IGNITION COILS THAT COULD MALFUNCTION UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS. (ADDED PHASE 7-APRIL 10 VIN INFORMATION). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-00-10-02

      Date Announced:
      MAR 24, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10035268

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. DETAILING THE GENERAL PROCESS FOR CARRYING OUT A SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM) SOFTWARE UPDATE FOR ANY TSB OR REQUIRED VEHICLE UPDATE (RVU). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-01-09-06

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10032290

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT (SVM), OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. SVM IS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (RE-PROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN AUDI VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-01-08-33

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028768

      AUDI: SOFTWARE VERSION MANAGEMENT(SVM) OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. ITS A PROCESS TO UPDATE THE PROGRAMMING IN FLASHABLE (REPROGRAMMABLE) CONTROL MODULES AND/OR TO DOCUMENT CHANGES IN SOFTWARE LEVELS IN ALL AUDI VEHICLES. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #A941791 2012749-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 31, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127856

      This informational bulletin contains technical information for when there is condensation visible on the inside of the headlight, taillight, fog light, side marker light, front turn signal, daytime running lights, and/or third brake light ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #20056243

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022141

      HEADLIGHT AIMING, USING HELLA UNIVERSAL BEAMSETTER. *KB Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #37-13-07

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10052307

      AUDI: SOME VEHICLES MAY LACK POWER OR WILL NOT MOVE AFTER STOP DUE TO SIMULTANEOUSLY DEPRESSING THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS. *JS Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #A441662 2010334-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128009

      This information TSB provides information regarding the correct way to torque adjust a wheel bolt. Read More »

    WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

    • TSB #TSB-44-08-14

      Date Announced:
      NOV 19, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027923

      AUDI: WHEEL BOLTS REQUIRE TORQUE ADJUSTMENT. TORQUE STICKS AND TORQUE EXTENSION BARS ARE NOT APPROVED BY AUDI OF AMERICA, INC. AND SHOULD NOT BE USED TO APPLY TORQUE TO WHEEL BOLTS. ALL AUDI MODELS INCLUDED. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SM 44-2017 EN

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155644

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all part numbers listed in the document and order the superseded part numbers going forward. Read More »

    • TSB #ATE-17-05

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128222

      Due to increasing requests for high voltage personal protective equipment (HVE PPE) for dealer technicians working with high voltage vehicles (Hybrid, Plugin Hybrid, Electric Vehicle), the Volkswagen Tools and Equipment Team has ... Read More »

    • TSB #ATE-13-05

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124021

      VWGoA is pleased to inform you of the release and automatic delivery of new Required Special Tools used on Audi vehicles. Starting March 25, 2013, every Audi dealer will be shipped one AT-348 Special Tool Package, Freight F.O.B. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #ATE-15-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128422

      This circular contains important information regarding A3 e-tron tooling. Information will be covered in the subsequent sections depending on the dealership's current status. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #TSB-44-13-46

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054859

      AUDI: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, USE CALIBRATED TORQUE WRENCH AND NOT TORQUE STICKS, TORQUE EXTENSION BARS AND IMPACT GUNS/WRENCHES NOT APPROVED FOR USAGE ON WHEEL BOLTS BY MANUFACTURER, THAT CAN CAUSE DAMAGE TO BRAKE, STEERING WHEEL, HUB. Read More »

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