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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 17V766000
Mfg's Report Date: NOV 28, 2017
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 58


Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Atlas vehicles. The fuel tank may have been manufactured with insufficient wall thickness, potentially resulting in the tank leaking fuel. 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 began December 10, 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20AQ.

Dates of Manufacture:
MAY 15, 2017 to JUN 09, 2017

Manufacturer Recall Number:
20AQ

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