The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 2010 Audi A3, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. INVESTIGATION: Diesel Fuel Injector Line Leakage

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE11023

    Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  2. INVESTIGATION: High-Pressure Fuel Pump Failure

    NHTSA Engineering Analysis #EA11003

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: February 07, 2011
    • Date Closed: March 27, 2015
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel
    Fuel System, Other:Delivery:Fuel Pump

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  3. INVESTIGATION: High Pressure Fuel Pump Failure (HPFP)

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE10034

    • Status:
      CLOSED
    • Date Opened: August 26, 2010
    • Date Closed: February 08, 2011
    • Recall: No recall issued

    Component(s): Fuel System, Diesel

    Summary: There is no summary currently available

  4. INVESTIGATION: VEHICLE STALL/LOSS MOTIVE POWER

    NHTSA Preliminary Evaluation #PE09035

    Component(s): Power Train:Manual Transmission

    Summary: There is no summary currently available