2018 Volkswagen Atlas Recall Over Potential Fuel Tank Leaks

2018 Volkswagen Atlas

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 2018 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.

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.

Photo Credit: VW

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