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

Make : AUDI Model : A8 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2014-04-16 - 2015-05-11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V057000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-02-21 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-28 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20BM
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8985
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2013-2016 Audi A8 and S8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous and leak fuel.
Consequence:
      Leaking fuel, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of fire.
Remedy:
      Audi has notified owners, and dealers will install a fuel pressure damper, free of charge. The recall began February 21, 2019. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BM.
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.