August 29, 2007
Volkswagen of American is recalling 34,358 of the 2003 model year Audi A4 and Audi A6 sedans equipped with 1.8 liter turbo, 1.8 liter V6 or 3.0 liter engines.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the fuel pump in these vehicles can fail cutting off the fuel supply and resulting in the engine stalling.
NHTSA warns the engine stall could present a potential risk of crash.
Audi dealers will install a new fuel pump free of charge. The recall will begin September 28, 2007. Owners may contact Volkswagen of American at 1-800-222-8987 or Audi at 1-800-822-2834.