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.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 6

 

Summary

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.

 

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20BU.

 

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.

 

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1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS 2019

4 Associated Documents

Claim Entry Instructions

RMISC-19V614-5132.pdf 135.618KB

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Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-19V614-9766.PDF 215.361KB

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Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1

RCLRPT-19V614-7925.PDF 215.44KB

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Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V614-7637.pdf 244.773KB

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Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V614&docType=RCL


 

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