Audi R8 Spyder

Audi R8 Spyder 2011 model

Audi R8 Spyder 2011 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER - DELIVERY - HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
11V390000VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INCfrom 05/18/2010 to 06/22/2011V (Vehicle)920MFRVOLKSWAGEN OF AMERICA, INC08/01/201108/02/2011
Defect SummaryVolkswagen is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 audi r8 spyder vehicles manufactured from may 18, 2010, through june 22, 2011. the fuel supply line may contact and rub against the heat shield in the engine compartment. this could lead to a small fuel leak.
Consequence SummaryA fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could lead to a vehicle fire.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the fuel line for damage and replace it if necessary free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin on or about august 22, 2011. owners may contact audi at 1-800-822-2834.
NotesVolkswagen safety recall no. 20q8/k1.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .

Audi R8 Spyder 2011 Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SUSPENSION
03/18/20127366
 Tl-the contact owns a 2011 audi r8 spyder. the contact was driving 10 mph when the rear driver side lower control arm fractured, causing the contact to lose control of the vehicle. the vehicle was towed to a dealer however, the dealer was unable to determine the cause of the failure. the dealer replaced all four lower control arms on the vehicle. the failure mileage was 7,366. kmj
03/18/20127366
 Tl-the contact owns a 2011 audi r8 spyder. the contact stated while driving 10 mph the rear driver side lower control arm causing the contact to lose control of the vehicle. the contact towed a dealer. the dealer did not have explanation on what caused the lower control arm to break. the dealer replace all four lower control arms on the vehicle. the failure mileage was 7,366. jo