24BZ – Engine Compartment Fuel Hose may Degrade and Leak – 2012-2013 Audi A6 & Audi A7

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V646
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 28,249

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

 

SUMMARY:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Audi A6 and Audi A7 vehicles.

The affected vehicles have a fuel hose in the engine compartment that may degrade and leak fuel.

 

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 replace the under hood fuel pump and fuel hose, free of charge.

The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 24BZ.

 

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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