|Make : VOLKSWAGEN||Model : ATLAS||Year : 2018|
|Build Dates : 2017-04-27 – 2017-06-20|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V284000|
|Date Owner’s Notified: 2018-06-22||Date Received by ODI: 2018-05-02||Date Added to Database: 2018-05-04|
|Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.|
|Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20AW|
|Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 278|
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. “Volkswagen” is recalling certain Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. The fuel tank on these vehicles may leak fuel due to a manufacturing error. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard “FMVSS” number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began June 22, 2018. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AW. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 17V-766.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
|Regulation Part Number:||Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301|
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.