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Recall Alert : 2007-2012 Audi Q7/Q5

RECALL Subject : Fuel Pump Cap Flange May Crack Causing Fuel Leak

Report Receipt Date: SEP 13, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V660000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 143,214

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Audi Q5, and 2007-2012 Audi Q7 vehicles equipped with gasoline engines. The fuel cap flange on the affected vehicles may crack, allowing fuel to leak.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will clean the pump flange and install a butyl rubber band to protect the pump, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Interim notices will sent in early November 2016. A second notice will be sent when parts are available. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20W9.


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