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Audi recalls 80,000 vehicles for fuel system fix

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Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Audi Press | posted January 27, 2015 13:07

35,000 units affected in China

Audi's parent company, Volkswagen AG, recently announced that it will recall 80,000 Audi vehicles that were made between April 2011 and April 2012 due to a faulty fuel injection system. The affected vehicles include select models of the A4, A5, A6, A7 and Q7.

The German automaker added that in rare cases, occupants of the affected vehicles may notice a smell of fuel while operating the automobile. Heavily affected by the recall is China, who according to China's Xinhua news agency, have around 35,000 units that are a part of Volkswagen AG's recall.

PGA Cars Inc., the official importer and distributor of Audi Cars in the Philippines says none of the vehicles official sold locally are affected by the said issue. But they will inspect all customer vehicles which undergo regular maintenance service for the potential fuel system vacuum leaks for free, according to Amado del Rosario, PGA Cars Corporate Affairs Director.

Source: Reuters