Risk of Fuel Leak, Fire Leads to Recall of More Than 48,000 Audi A6 and A7 Vehicles
The affected vehicles are equipped with a fuel line that can weaken
Approximately 48,690 model year 2012-2014 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles are equipped with a fuel line that can weaken at a compression point, potentially leading to a fuel leak.
As a result, these vehicles have been recalled by the manufacturer.
What's the risk?
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a vehicle fire.
What happens next?
Audi will notify owners of the affected A6 and A7 vehicles beginning in early February 2018. Audi dealers will then replace the defective fuel line. This repair will be completed free of charge to vehicle owners.
For more information on this recall, contact Audi customer service at (888) 237-2834—reference recall number 20AR.