2019 Volkswagen Atlas Recall: Fuel Tank may Leak from Incorrect Weld - Volkswagen Atlas Forum
 
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Exclamation 2019 Volkswagen Atlas Recall: 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: 19V614000

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.

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Claim Entry Instructions
Defect Notice 573 Report
Recall 573 Report-Amendment 1
Recall Acknowledgement
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