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Some Audi E-Tron GT and Porsche Taycan models are recalled in this country


Several Audi E-Tron GT and Porsche Taycan luxury electric vehicles have been recalled in the United States due to a faulty suspension strut. The two cars produced by the Volkswagen Group’s brother brands share some components. It has been revealed that a supplier-level manufacturing defect in the top part of the air suspension struts has been discovered, forcing the two automakers to recall these select models.

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Car table HT

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Update on:
10:13 am on December 20, 2022

Affected Porsche Taycan models were manufactured between July 27 and October 25 of last year.
Affected Porsche Taycan models were manufactured between July 27 and October 25 of last year.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says a total of 96 Audi E-Tron GT models built between September 1 and September 15, 2021, are part of the million-dollar program. return. In addition, the recall campaign includes 28 porsche Taycan models were produced from July 27 to October 25 of last year. Porsche Taycan 4S produced from July 27 to October 25, Taycan Turbo S produced from July 28 to November 12, Taycan 4 Cross Turismo models produced from July 29 through August 27 and Taycan 4S Cross Turismo models manufactured between July 30 and October 11 of last year are covered under this recall.

NHTSA said a manufacturing defect in these affected vehicles could cause the air suspension strut fitting ring to loosen, resulting in air in the air springs escaping. This can lead to loss of ride comfort and reduced ride height when riding on a faulty strut. In addition, such problems can lead to poor vehicle handling and increased risk of collisions, endangering the safety of the vehicle and its occupants.

The road safety agency says owners of affected Audi and Porsche models will be notified of the recall on or before February 10, 2023. Audi and Porsche dealers will inspect the bar. suspension of the recalled electric vehicles and replace it at no cost to the owner if necessary.

First published date: December 20, 2022, 10:13 AM IST

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