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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 18V284000
Mfg's Report Date: MAY 01, 2018
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
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."

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

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.

Dates of Manufacture:
APR 26, 2017 to JUN 19, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
20AW

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