Audi Expands a Previous Recall for Cracked Fuel Pump Flanges in the Q5 and Q7

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One way VW and Audi can win back the good graces of US consumers is through their favorite vehicle, the crossover SUV. But they're not going to win many fans if those crossovers keep catching on fire due to a fuel pump defect.

"... Audi is expanding a previous recall involving 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and 2013-2017 Audi Q7 vehicles with fuel pump flanges that can leak gas, leading to the possibility of fires. More than 240,000 vehicles are part of the recall"

The original recall was announced in October 2016 after owners complained about smelling gas inside the cabin. This recall expansion is expected to begin in July 2017 (more details here).

Over 50,000 Porsche Macan SUVs were recalled for the same problem less than two weeks ago.

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