2018-2021 Audi Q7 and Q8 recalled due to fuel tank failure

A fuel tank failure in the Audi Q7 and Audi Q8 SUVs could cause a sudden loss of power and lead to a crash.

Audi Australia recalled 660 examples of its 2018-2021 Q7 and Q8 luxury SUVs, priced at $108,200 before on-road costs, due to a fuel tank failure that could cause a sudden loss of engine power and lead to a crash.

He notice of withdrawal, filed with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing defect, the fuel supply unit inside the fuel tank may break. If this happens, the broken parts could damage the fuel delivery system.

“This can cause a sudden loss of motive power.

“Note: This problem may cause the emission control system warning light to come on.

“If the vehicle loses drive power, it can create the risk of a crash causing serious injury or death to the occupants or other road users.”

Withdrawal notice date 24 January 2023
Do Audi
Model Q7, Q8
Year 2018-2021
Vehicles Affected 660
VIN list Click here to download the list of affected VINs
contact link Click here contact the vehicle manufacturer

A complete list of vehicle identification numbers can be found for the 660 vehicles involved in the recall. here.

To have your vehicle checked, find your nearest Audi dealer by by clicking hereor contact the car manufacturer’s customer service center on 1800 502834.

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