VOLKSWAGEN TOUAREG 2010: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : TOUAREG Year : 2010
Build Dates : 2006-09-14 - 2010-03-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V151000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2017-03-08 Date Added to Database: 2017-03-09
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20Z4
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20908
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2007-2010 Touareg vehicles. The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out.
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 inspect and replace the fuel filter flange if cracks are found. A protective cover will be applied to the fuel filter to prevent oxidization cracks from forming. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 20Z4.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.