Volkswagen Recalls Golf, GTI, and Audi A3 Vehicles, Fuel Pump May Fail
Volkswagen is recalling approximately 6,200 model year 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI, and Audi A3 vehicles.
Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump on the affected vehicles may result in the failure of the pump.
If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle will not start, or if the engine is running, it will stop and the vehicle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Volkswagen will notify owners of the recalled vehicles, and local Volkswagen/Audi dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace the fuel pumps, as needed, free of charge.
Volkswagen has not yet provided an owner notification schedule for this recall.
Owners with further questions can contact Volkswagen toll-free at (800) 893-5298, or Audi at (800) 253-2834.