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2017 AUDI S8

Report Date:
July 07, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V397000
Component:
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The seal around the engine compartment may come loose and contact hot engine components.

Consequence Summary:
If the seal contacts hot engine components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will install a retaining plate to prevent the engine compartment seal from loosening. The recall is expected to begin September 4, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 51G6.