Volkswagen is Recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Fuel Pump Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak

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

Make Model Model Year(s)
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

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