2018 AUDI R8 - POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi R8 Spyder and R8 Coupe vehicles. Transmission fluid may leak from the gearbox ventilation hose after certain high speed and maneuvering situations.
HazardIf leaked transmission fluid contacts hot engine parts, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Consumer ActionAudi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 31, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 34J1.