Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2011 S8 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.

    STEERING

    • TSB #A441969 2022563

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157124

      This bulletin provides information regarding vibrations or movement that are felt in the wheel. Read More »

    STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #A4420732056386_3

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171810

      This bulletin contains instructions for when the vehicle pulls to one side or the steering wheel is crooked. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #A441969 2022563

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155660

      This bulletin provides information regarding vibrations or movement that are felt in the wheel. Read More »

    • TSB #A401770 2018194-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127860

      This informational bulletin contains knowledge on why oil may appear on one or several of the shock absorbers. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #A441764 2022563-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128340

      This bulletin provides information regarding vibrations or movement that are felt in the wheel. Read More »

    • TSB #A441663 2022563-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128010

      This bulletin provides information regarding vibrations or movement that are felt in the wheel. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #A9020362058077_2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170631

      This bulletin contains instructions for determining unexpected Audi pre sense interventions. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #A0020372059437_1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174949

      The informational bulletin explains why during COVID-19 there is winter-blend fuel during a warmer season and causing some issues. Read More »

    • 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 #A871679 2041717-

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130183

      This bulletin applies to any repair that requires replacement of the air conditioning compressor and details how to run a ODIS GFF test plan. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #A1920042025303_1

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176873

      This bulletin contains instructions for identifying and mixing factory fill coolants. Read More »

    • TSB #A871679 2041717-

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130183

      This bulletin applies to any repair that requires replacement of the air conditioning compressor and details how to run a ODIS GFF test plan. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #A012054201475311

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10173838

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

    • TSB #A0020372059437_1

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174949

      The informational bulletin explains why during COVID-19 there is winter-blend fuel during a warmer season and causing some issues. 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 »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #A1719982028440_4

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164512

      This informational bulletin explains when the range display is empty in the on-board computer. Also A3 Cabriolet 2015-2021, A3 Sportback 2016-2018, 2005 A4 Cabriolet , 2005-2009 S4 Cabriolet, 2010-2012 and 2018-2021 RS5 Cabriolet, ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #Dealer Letter -

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10120015

      This document contains general information on the upcoming warranty extension on the high pressure fuel pump. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #A371317 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      SEP 11, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10121329

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-02 dated April 26, 2013. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #A301722 2019850-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10128346

      This technical service bulletin provides guidelines for diagnosing the clutch plate. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #A371399 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123919

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 12-77 dated December 19, 2012. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #A371302 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123915

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-99 dated April 1, 2013. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    • TSB #A371399 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123919

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 12-77 dated December 19, 2012. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #A9020512058077_4

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176756

      This bulletin contains instructions for determining unexpected Audi pre sense interventions. Read More »

    • TSB #A0020382039206_3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176408

      This informational bulletin contains instructions on how to use the QR code in a TSB. Read More »

    • TSB #A9020452059335_1

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174390

      This bulletin contains information on noises from the instrument cluster installation area. Read More »

    • TSB #A9020442032113_3

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174389

      This information bulletin contains a background on the outside air temperature reading. Read More »

    • TSB #A0019252011732_1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166284

      00 Software Version Management (SVM), operating instructions Read More »

    • TSB #19AUUSMaint8719

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163787

      ADDITIONAL MAINTENANCE ITEMS: Sparkplugs: Change at 35K miles: Updated all models. Sparkplugs: Change at 55K miles: Updated all models. Read More »

    • TSB #A911743 2042097-

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127949

      This informational bulletin contains resource information for when the traffic feature is inoperative in the MMI navigation. Read More »

    • TSB #A001684 2037949-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127992

      This technical bulletin provides instructions for an an error message and updating with an SVM code. Read More »

    • TSB #A371429 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122464

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-17 dated September 11, 2013. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:INSTRUMENT PANEL:FUEL GAUGE:FUEL LEVEL SENSOR/SENDING UNIT

    • TSB #A1720062028440_5

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177300

      This informational bulletin explains when the range display is empty in the on-board computer. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #A001915 2047812

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10157111

      This informational bulletin contains instructions for setting up and using the SD creator program. Read More »

    • TSB #A371302 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123915

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 13-99 dated April 1, 2013. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    • TSB #A371399 2029027-

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123919

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 37 number 12-77 dated December 19, 2012. Customer may report transmission warning light is illuminated. In some cases, the vehicle will not move after being started and placed into gear. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #A9419182012749_1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169118

      Exterior lights, moisture accumulation 2013-2021 A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 Sportback, 2004-2005 A4 Cabriolet, 2004-2008 S4 Cabriolet, 2008 RS4 Cabriolet, 2010-2021 A4 allroad, 2018-2021 A5 Sportback, 2010-2012, 2018-2021 RS5 Cabriolet, ... Read More »

    • 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:TAIL LIGHTS

    • TSB #SM 52-2017

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127905

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all tail lamps with the part number listed that are below generation 14s. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #A691428 2023323-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122295

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 69 number 13-26 dated October 21, 2013. After the airbag control module (J234) has been replaced, the control unit cannot be coded via SVM spec/actual. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #A691428 2023323-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10122295

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 69 number 13-26 dated October 21, 2013. After the airbag control module (J234) has been replaced, the control unit cannot be coded via SVM spec/actual. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #A571404 2027368-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10124755

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 57 number 13-86 dated March 20, 2013. The exterior door handle touch sensors (Audi advanced key) are inoperative on one or several doors. Read More »

    TIRES

    WHEELS

    • TSB #A4020052024318_9

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175370

      This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s). Read More »

    • TSB #A4419712022563_1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168636

      This bulletin provides information regarding vibrations or movement that are felt in the wheel. 2015-2020 A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 A3 Sportback, 2008-2009 S4 Cabriolet, 2008 and 2010 RS4 Cabriolet, 2018-2020 A5 Sportback, 2010-2012 and ... Read More »

    • 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 »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: DYNAMIC BRAKE SUPPORT/BRAKE ASSIST

    • TSB #A9119882024323_6

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165371

      This bulletin contains technical information regarding when the parking aid sporadically warns of obstacles that don't exist or it is inoperative/constant warning. Read More »

    • TSB #A911736 2024323-

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127840

      This bulletin contains technical information regarding when the parking aid sporadically warns of obstacles that don't exist or it is inoperative/constant warning. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #A911732 2033355-

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127758

      This informational bulletin contains information on why ACC sensor could be deactivated. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION:DISPLAY FUNCTION

    • TSB #A9020652032113_4

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179112

      This information bulletin contains a background on the outside air temperature reading. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #Audi Part Labels

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10178548

      Recall Reminder Part Labels Read More »

    • TSB #A0020382039206_3

      Date Announced:
      JUN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176408

      This informational bulletin contains instructions on how to use the QR code in a TSB. Read More »

    • TSB #A9120702044694_2

      Date Announced:
      MAY 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176069

      This technical service bulletin provides troubleshooting for issues with the navigation map database. Read More »

    • TSB #A4020052024318_9

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175370

      This technical service bulletin provides instructions for correcting a clicking sound from the wheel bearing(s). Read More »

    • TSB #A9120652036576_6

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176067

      This informational bulletin contains instructions for when a phone is connected to the vehicle via Bluetooth, one of the following conditions occurs when the user searches for a contact name in the MMI address book (by using the MMI ... Read More »

    • TSB #A6420742020552_9

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175961

      This bulletin provides instructions on how to clean exterior glass. Read More »

    • TSB #A9020372058077_3

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170802

      This bulletin contains instructions for determining unexpected Audi pre sense interventions. Read More »

    • TSB #A9020362058077_2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170631

      This bulletin contains instructions for determining unexpected Audi pre sense interventions. Read More »

    • TSB #A9419182012749_1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169118

      Exterior lights, moisture accumulation 2013-2021 A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 Sportback, 2004-2005 A4 Cabriolet, 2004-2008 S4 Cabriolet, 2008 RS4 Cabriolet, 2010-2021 A4 allroad, 2018-2021 A5 Sportback, 2010-2012, 2018-2021 RS5 Cabriolet, ... Read More »

    • TSB #20AUTIRECHAINS

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169098

      New document 2004-2020 A4 allroad, A6 allroad, A8L, R8 Spyder Read More »

    • TSB #A0019262052680_2

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165539

      This bulletin contains instructions for additional reporting requirements for safety related inquiries (airbag/seatbelts, accidents, fire and overheat damage. Read More »

    • TSB #A9619432056019_1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164489

      This bulletin contains instructions for when the anti-theft alarm went off for no reason or did not go off. Read More »

    • TSB #19AUUSMaint8719

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163787

      ADDITIONAL MAINTENANCE ITEMS: Sparkplugs: Change at 35K miles: Updated all models. Sparkplugs: Change at 55K miles: Updated all models. Read More »

    • TSB #Maint Flip Chart

      Date Announced:
      SEP 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153104

      Revision to Tires-rotate: 5K only; added "(except R8)" Read More »

    • TSB #SM 52-2017

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127905

      This special notice is to inform dealers to return all tail lamps with the part number listed that are below generation 14s. Read More »

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

    • TSB #A9619432056019_1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 30, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164489

      This bulletin contains instructions for when the anti-theft alarm went off for no reason or did not go off. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #A912039201818711

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171830

      This bulletin contains inspection guidelines for radio interference that causes noises in the speaker. Read More »

    • TSB #A911380 2032706-

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123854

      Supersedes Technical Service Bulletin Group 91 number 13-73 dated January 25, 2013. Customer complains of a "popping" noise from the radio followed by 10-15 seconds of no audio. The concern can happen in any audio source. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #A0019292031473_2

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169106

      This informational bulletin contains instructions for when car wash bristles are stuck in the headlights. Read More »

    • TSB #A001684 2037949-

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127992

      This technical bulletin provides instructions for an an error message and updating with an SVM code. Read More »

    • TSB #Email Mandatory

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10123792

      This document contains the important email to all Audi dealership personnel in regards to the immediate madatory stop-sale order that is in effect to all vehicles from 20110-2015 that have a 2.0L TDI engine. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #A9419182012749_1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169118

      Exterior lights, moisture accumulation 2013-2021 A3 Cabriolet, 2016-2018 Sportback, 2004-2005 A4 Cabriolet, 2004-2008 S4 Cabriolet, 2008 RS4 Cabriolet, 2010-2021 A4 allroad, 2018-2021 A5 Sportback, 2010-2012, 2018-2021 RS5 Cabriolet, ... Read More »

    • TSB #20AUTIRECHAINS

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169098

      New document 2004-2020 A4 allroad, A6 allroad, A8L, R8 Spyder Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #A871679 2041717-

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10130183

      This bulletin applies to any repair that requires replacement of the air conditioning compressor and details how to run a ODIS GFF test plan. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER