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

Fuel System, Gasoline — Storage — Tank Assembly

Date Announced
MAY 02, 2018
Vehicles Affected
278
Volkswagen Recall #
20AW
NHTSA Campaign #
18V284000
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."
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall began June 22, 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.