April 6, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V225000
Clutch slippage can cause a loss of drive power and increase the risk of a crash. A transmission oil leak in the presence of hot exhaust components can increase the risk of fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V225
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 8
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2022 R8 Spyder and 2021-2022 R8 Coupe vehicles. The gearbox may have an insufficient amount of transmission oil, which can lead to clutch slippage, and in certain driving situations, a transmission oil leak.
Dealers will inspect and correct the transmission oil level, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 3, 2022. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number for this recall is 37O1.
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.nhtsa.gov.
The gearbox in affected vehicles may not contain a sufficient volume of gearbox oil. If this condition is present in the vehicle, it might lead to clutch slip, thus interrupting the power transmission between the gearbox and engine. This could result in a temporary loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, when operating the vehicle in a racetrack environment, this issue can possibly lead to generation of oil foam that could exit through the breather valve and create the risk of a fire.
- REPAIR AVAILABLE – April 15, 2022 – Check and, if necessary, adjust gearbox oil level.
- See ELSA/ServiceNet for complete repair & claiming instructions
- Check daily campaign open inventory report or OMD for affected vehicles in inventory
- Repair every affected inventory vehicle before delivery to consumers.
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Check and, if necessary, adjust gearbox oil level.
Owner notification will take place in April 2022. Owner letter examples are included in this bulletin for your reference.
Check gearbox oil level and correct level, if necessary.
- Check gear oil level and top off if necessary.
- See ELSA Repair Manual: Repair manual > Drivetrain > 7-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission 0BZ > 34 Controls, Housing > ATF > ATF Level, Checking
- Replace the oil drain plug seal.
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2 Affected Products
4 Associated Documents
Defect Notice 573 ReportRCLRPT-22V225-7028
Remedy Instructions and TSB
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