|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|
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.
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.
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|
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.