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Recall 18V430000

Fuel Supply Line Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

The fuel supply line that goes to the high pressure fuel pump may develop a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the fuel line free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may develop a fuel leak, causing 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 August, 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 20AV.

Engine, June 25, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 25, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
6,633
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V430000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous over time, resulting in a fuel leak.
Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase 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 August 21, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AV.
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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