2018 Audi R8 Recall Information

Component

POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Manufacturer

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Mfr Report Date20151207
NHTSA Campaign ID18V639000
SummaryVolkswagen 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.
ConsequenceIf leaked transmission fluid contacts hot engine parts, it can increase the risk of a fire.
RemedyAudi 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.
NotesOwners 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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