WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V298000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 240,487
|AUDI||Q5||2013 – 2017|
|AUDI||Q7||2013 – 2015|
Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and 2013-2017 Audi Q7 vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
Remedy: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump flange if cracks are present. Flanges that do not have cracks will have a protective film applied. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20Z8. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 16V-660.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration