20W9 – Fuel Pump Flange – 2009-2012 Audi Q5 & 2007-2012 Audi Q7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V660
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 143,214

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

 

SUMMARY:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Audi Q5, and 2007-2012 Audi Q7 vehicles equipped with gasoline engines.

The fuel cap flange on the affected vehicles 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 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.

 

NOTES:

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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