PhotoVolkswagen Group of America is recalling 1,916 model year 2017-2018 Audi R8 Spyders and R8 Coupes.

Transmission fluid may leak from the gearbox ventilation hose after certain high speed and maneuvering situations.

Leaked transmission contacting hot engine parts can increase the risk of a fire.

What to do

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2018.

Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 34J1.

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