The problem: improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing. If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle will not start, or if the engine is running, it will stop and the vehicle will stall, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
- 2015 Volkswagen Golf
- 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI
- 2015 Audi A3
Number of vehicles affected: unspecified.
Owners should: Volkswagen and Audi have not provided a recall notification schedule as of this writing, but owners may inquire about the recall using the following contact information.
- Volkswagen: 1-800-893-5298
- Audi: 1-800-253-2834
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline: 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)
- NHTSA campaign number: 15V229000