Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
The fuel cap flange on the affected vehicles may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will clean the pump flange and install a butyl rubber band to protect the pump, free of charge.
Parts are not currently available.
Interim notices will sent in early November 2016.
A second notice will be sent when parts are available.
Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.
Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20W9.
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.