20Bi – Improperly Secured Fuel Line may cause Fuel Leak – 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V864
Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 516

 

Improperly Secured Fuel Line may cause Fuel Leak

A fuel leak in the engine compartment can increase the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Golf R vehicles. The fuel hose quick connector may detach from the fuel supply line in the engine bay, resulting in a fuel leak.

 

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will secure the fuel line connection, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20Bi.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Volkswagen has a Recall


Recall Acknowledgement

December 17, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V864-1358.pdf

Download (PDF, 277KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V864&docType=RCL


 

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