2012 Audi A6 Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Recall

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2012 Audi A6 Engine And Engine Cooling Cooling System Recall

 NHTSA Recall #127483
NHTSA Compaign #18V229000
MFG Compaign #19N3/19N4
 ManufacturerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 SupplierAUDI
 BrandAUDI
 ModelA6
 Model Year2012
 ComponentENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
 Date of notification14/09/18
 Begin date of manufacuring04/04/11
 End date of manufacturing22/12/14
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received11/04/18
 Report created13/04/18
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units342867
 Defect summaryVolkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 audi a5 cabriolet, a5 sedan and audi q5 vehicles, 2012-2015 audi a6 vehicles and 2013-2016 audi a4 sedan and a4 allroad vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2. 0l turbo fsi engines, have an electric coolant pump that can either become blocked with debris from the cooling system causing it to overheat or can short-circuit from moisture within the pump.
 Consequence summaryA blocked pump or a short-circuited pump can increase the risk of a fire.
 Corrective actionAudi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pumps, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. The recall began september 14, 2018. Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number's for this recall is 19n3/19n4. Note: this recall is in additional to the coolant pump software update applied as a remedy under recall 17v002.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
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    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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