2019 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas vehicles. The suction jet in the fuel tank may have been welded in the incorrect position allowing fuel to leak. Additionally, the vehicle may stall due to uneven fuel distribution.
HazardA fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BU.