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Recall 17V781000

Fuel Line Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

The fuel line can develop a leak around a compression point. Dealers will replace the fuel line free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel line may develop a fuel leak. This would create 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 February, 2018. 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 20AR.

Exhaust & Emissions, December 6, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
December 6, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
48,693
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V781000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
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.
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 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.
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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