Volkswagen will be contacting the owners of certain 2015 Audi a VW vehicles about a manufacturing error affecting certain components within the fuel pump. Contamination due to improper nickel plating of these components may cause excessive pump friction and eventual pump failure. If the pump becomes inoperative because of this condition, it may result in a no start condition or a stall while driving. Stalling without warning while driving could increase the chance of an accident.
The vehicles affected by this recall include:
Dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace any affected fuel pumps, free of charge. Owners wanting more information about the problem are asked to contact Volkswagen at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi at 1-800-253-2834. The NHTSA campaign number for this recall is 15V-229.