Volkswagen Group Is Recalling 74,000 VW, Audi SUVs for Engine Problem
• Volkswagen Group is recalling 74,067 Audi and Volkswagen SUVs due to a possible engine defect.
• A manufacturing defect affects about 2 percent of the models affected by the campaign.
• The models affected are the Audi Q5 and Q5 Sportback, as well as the Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport.
Volkswagen Group is recalling 74,067 Audi and Volkswagen brand SUVs due to a potential problem that could lead to engine failure. This could cause the engine to stall, which can increase the risk of an accident.
Specifically, defective connecting rod bearings could lead to an oil leak and fire, all due to a manufacturing defect. The company told the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) that two fire risks can be linked to this problem.Read more