approximately 6,000 model-year 2007-12 audi q7 suvs and model-year 2009-12 q5 suvs
the problem: these suvs were previously repaired with an interim repair of installing butyl tape to the fuel pump flange until replacement remedy parts became available. however, the butyl tape may not prevent fuel from leaking, which in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
the fix: dealers will replace the fuel pump flange and install butyl tape for free.
what owners should do: audi manufacturer volkswagen will begin notifying owners dec. 31. owners can call audi at 800-253-2834, the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
need to find a dealer for service? go to service & repair to find your local dealer. to check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: audi q5; audi q7
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