20BU – Fuel Tank may Leak from Incorrect Weld – 2019 Volkswagen Atlas

August 21, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V614000

Fuel Tank may Leak from Incorrect Weld

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V614

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected 6



Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas vehicles. The suction jet in the fuel tank may have been welded in the incorrect position allowing fuel to leak. Additionally, the vehicle may stall due to uneven fuel distribution.


Discolored Pipe on Turbocharger – 2013-2018 Audi

NHTSA ID Number: 10161603

Manufacturer Communication Number: A2119322034999_4


This informational bulletin contains an explanation for a discolored pipe.


Droning, Buzzing, or Vibration From Front of the Vehicle – 2017-2018 Audi Q7

NHTSA ID Number: 10161604

Manufacturer Communication Number: A2619352054935_2


This bulletin contains repair instructions for when there is a droning, buzzing, or vibration; especially between 1,000 – 1,400 rpm and it can be isolated to the underside of the front of the vehicle.


Oil Leak From the ATF Sump Area – 2016-2018 Audi

NHTSA ID Number: 10161605

Manufacturer Communication Number: A3419412050215_5


This bulletin contains repair instructions for when an oil leak is present around the ATF sump. 2018 A5 Sportback


Rattling Noise From the Lower (HVAC) MMI Screen Area – 2019 Audi A6

NHTSA ID Number: 10161606

Manufacturer Communication Number: A9119662054163_2


This bulletin contains instructions for a rattling noise heard from the lower MMI display.