26,000 Audi and Volkswagen Vehicles Recalled Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Risk

26,000 Audi and Volkswagen Vehicles Recalled Due to Fuel Leak, Fire Risk
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January 27, 2015

Volkswagen Group of America has issued a recall affecting approximately 26,000 vehicles including model year 2011-2012 Audi S4, S5, Q7, 2012 Audi A6, 2012-2013 Audi A7, and 2012 Volkswagen Touareg Hybrid vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, the fuel injection system may experience a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the injection system in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a vehicle fire.

Volkswagen will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and local dealers will replace the fuel rails and corresponding seals, free of charge.

For additional information on this recall, owners can contact Audi customer service at 800-822-2834 or Volkswagen customer service at 800-893-5298.

Volkswagen's reference numbers for this recall are 24AP for Audi customers and 24BK for Volkswagen customers.

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