VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS 2019 – FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : ATLAS Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2019-07-23 – 2019-07-25
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V614000
Date Owner’s Notified: 2019-08-30 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-21 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-22
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer’s Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20BU
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
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.
Consequence:
      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.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began August 30, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20BU.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 301
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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