AUDI A6 2015: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Make : AUDI Model : A6 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2011-04-04 - 2014-12-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V002000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-03-03 Date Received by ODI: 2017-01-03 Date Added to Database: 2017-01-09
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 19M1
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, A5 Cabriolet and Q5 vehicles, 2013-2016 Audi Allroad and Audi A4 vehicles and 2012-2015 Audi A6 vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2.0l Turbo FSI engines, have an electric coolant pump that can be blocked with debris from the cooling system, resulting in the pump overheating.
Consequence:
      If the coolant pump overheats, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the software so that the power supply to the coolant pump is deactivated if the pump becomes blocked with debris, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 19M1.
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.