|NHTSA Recall #
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|MFG Compaign #
|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
|Date of notification
|Begin date of manufacuring
|End date of manufacturing
|Type of recall
|Regulation part number
|FMV safety standard number
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|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 pump 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 inspect the flange, replacing any flanges that are cracked. If the flange is not cracked, dealers will clean the pump flange and install a butyl rubber band to protect the pump. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall began november 9, 2016. Owners may contact audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20w9.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).