POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|Mfr Report Date||20151207|
|NHTSA Campaign ID||18V639000|
|Summary||Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi R8 Spyder and R8 Coupe vehicles. Transmission fluid may leak from the gearbox ventilation hose after certain high speed and maneuvering situations.|
|Consequence||If leaked transmission fluid contacts hot engine parts, it can increase the risk of a fire.|
|Remedy||Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 34J1.|
|Notes||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|