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A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V284000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 278

Summary

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."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 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.

4 Associated Documents

Non-Compliance Notice 573 Report/FMVSS 301

Recall 573 Report-Amendment 2

Recall Acknowledgement

Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - Date: May 22, 2018 Advance Notice – Safety Recall 20AW – Fuel Tank
 
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