The company of the hoops is calling review in united States more than 500 units of its flagship, the Audi A8, and the sports version, the S8, due to problems in its solar roof. This equipment, available on an optional basis in more and more vehicles, it seems not to work properly in the series made between 2007 and 2009. The brand based in Ingolstadt will start to warn their clients in this same month, inviting them to attend the workshop closest to you to remedy the problem.
apparently, the solar roof some units of the Audi A8 and S8 between 2007 and 2009 was not correctly fixed to the car body. The problem of this matter is that if the glass is not attached to the frame, you can go from making annoying noises started to fall inside the cabin with what this presupposes, endanger the driver. Not being attached securely, the glass moves and can even come to be let down at all.
The problem does not appear in all the units, although the company if you have a good number of complaints for this reason. The first of which we have record occurred last winter, then the mark began to investigate and discovered the cause of this fact. Throughout the month, the brand will be warned a total of 536 customers in the united States, where the units affected, to take their car to the official repair shop near you. There will be placed an adhesive that will set back the glass to the frame.
As I say, the Audi A8 and S8 affected were manufactured between 2007 and 2009. Both the Audi A8 as the S8, the latter being the sports version of the flagship, models are very exclusive within the range of the German manufacturer, standing on the highest peak of the offer of Audi. In particular, the Audi S8, has a FSI engine V10 5.2-liter with 450 horsepower, the same block that powered the Lamborghini Gallardo or the Audi R8 V10 of the time.
Source – National Security Administration of the united States