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Recall 17V298000

Fuel Leaks From Pump Area

Recall Details

For gasoline powered vehicles, the fuel pump flange may crack, resulting in a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the fuel pump flange if cracks are present, and apply a protective film to flanges that do not show signs of cracks free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

A fuel leak may develop near the fuel pump due to a cracked flange. This could cause a fire hazard.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Audi recall number is 20Z8.

Exhaust & Emissions, May 3, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
May 3, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
240,487
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V298000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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.
Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
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.
Notify
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.
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