Safety Recall 20BJ / Fuel Pump Flange – 2007-2012 Audi Q7 & 2009-2012 Audi Q5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V818
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 5,987

 

Interim Butyl Tape Repair May Allow Fuel to Leak

The butyl tape may not prevent fuel from leaking. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2007-2012 Audi Q7 and 2009-2012 Audi Q5 vehicles, previously repaired under NHTSA recall 16V-660. These vehicles were previously repaired with an interim repair of installing butyl tape to the fuel pump flange, until replacement remedy parts became available.

 

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump flange and install butyl tape, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 31, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20BJ.

 

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.

 

Check if your Audi has a Recall


Advance Notice – Safety Recall 20BJ / Fuel Pump Flange

December 03, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V818-2054.pdf

Download (PDF, 26KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 3, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V818-5430.pdf

Download (PDF, 241KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V818&docType=RCL


 

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