AUDI A8 2015: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : AUDI Model : A8 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-03-18 - 2014-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V430000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-07-20 Date Received by ODI: 2018-06-25 Date Added to Database: 2018-06-27
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20AV
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6633
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2013-2015 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous over time, resulting in a fuel leak.
Consequence:
      A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall began July 20, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AV.
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.