Hundreds of thousands of Audi and Volkswagen vehicles have a fuel leak problem that could lead to fires, and the company has recalled them, notifying customers that they can expect repairs, um, eventually. While the company announced both fuel leak recalls at the same time, they apparently have different causes.
Fuel leaks can cause fires, but a Volkswagen spokeswoman said that there have been no reported fires or injuries, and didn’t include a warning to, say, park the vehicles outside.
Audi Q5 SUV, gasoline engine only: Model years 2009-2012
Audi Q7 SUVs, gasoline engine only: Model years 2007-2012
Audi A6 and A7 sedans, gasoline engine only: Model years 2012-2013
VW Golf, SportWagen, GTI: Model years 2015-2016
Audi A3 and A3 Cabriolet: Model years 2015-2016
Car owners will receive a notification from Volkswagen when the needed parts become available to fix their vehicles, and a notification about the recall sometime in November.
by Laura Northrup via Consumerist