NHTSA December 2017 Vehicle Recalls: 71 MTD [US]


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, December 19, 2017, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of 71 vehicle, tire, accessory or other related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the 71 recalls the NHTSA has announced this December comes news of the following:

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (“Volkswagen”) has recalled an estimated 48,693 model year 2012-2014 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles. The fuel line has a compression point that can weaken, potentially resulting in a fuel leak.

According to the NHTSA, a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

What to do next? Audi will notify registered owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-888-237-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AR.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V781000
Recalls Direct RIN: 9591-2017
Want to read more about this recall?
==> Please click on the links above to visit the originating site.
Want to read more about other recalls?
==> Please click on the links below.

General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
==> http://wp.me/P2bVty-2
Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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