Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,600 model-year 2016-19 Audi TT roadsters and coupes
The Problem: In the event of a crash, the fuel tank may become damaged by the fuel tank heat shield bracket, leaking fuel and increasing the risk of a fire.
The Fix: Dealers will install a protective cap on the fuel tank heat shield bracket for free.
What Owners Should Do: Audi manufacturer Volkswagen will begin notifying owners April 10. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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