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Recall 19V035000

Engine Fuel Rails Leak Fuel

Recall Details

The left and right fuel rails of the engine may leak fuel, causing a fire hazard. Dealers will replace the left and right fuel rail free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The left and right fuel rails in the engine compartment may leak fuel. This creates a risk of fire.

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, 2019. 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 24DP.

Engine, January 16, 2019

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 16, 2019
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
74,881
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
19V035000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Q7, A6 and A7 vehicles, and 2015-2018 Audi A8 vehicles. The left and right fuel rails may leak fuel.
Consequence
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase risk of a fire.
Remedy
Audi has notified owners, and dealers will replace the left and right fuel rail, free of charge. The recall began February 28, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 24DP.
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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