Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,900 model-year 2017-18 Audi R8 Spyder and coupe sports cars
The Problem: Transmission fluid may leak from the gearbox ventilation hose after certain high-speed and maneuvering situations, which could contact hot engine parts, increasing the risk of a fire.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose for free.
What Owners Should Do: Audi will begin notifying owners Oct. 31. Owners can call the automaker at 800-253-2834, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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