AUDI A5 2013: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Make : AUDI Model : A5 Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2012-03-08 - 2016-11-19
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V229000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-09-14 Date Received by ODI: 2018-04-11 Date Added to Database: 2018-04-13
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 19N3/19N4
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 342867
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2013-2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sedan and Audi Q5 vehicles, 2012-2015 Audi A6 vehicles and 2013-2016 Audi A4 Sedan and A4 allroad vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2.0l Turbo FSI engines, have an electric coolant pump that can either become blocked with debris from the cooling system causing it to overheat or can short-circuit from moisture within the pump.
Consequence:
      A blocked pump or a short-circuited pump can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pumps, free of charge. The recall began September 14, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number's for this recall is 19N3/19N4. Note: This recall is in additional to the coolant pump software update applied as a remedy under recall 17V002.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.