WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 19, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V781000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 48,693
|AUDI||A6||2012 – 2014|
|AUSI||A7||2012 – 2014|
Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles. The fuel line has a compression point that can weaken, potentially resulting in a fuel leak.
Remedy: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-888-237-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AR.
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