If leaked transmission fluid contacts hot engine parts, it can increase the risk of a fire.

Power Train — Automatic Transmission

Date Announced
SEP 17, 2018
Vehicles Affected
1,916
Audi Recall #
34J1
NHTSA Campaign #
18V639000
Summary
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.
Actions
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the single gearbox ventilation hose with a double ventilation hose, free of charge. The recall began October 18, 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 34J1.