VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R 2018: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : GOLF R Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2018-03-13 - 2018-08-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V864000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-05 Date Added to Database: 2018-12-11
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 20Bi
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 516
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Golf R vehicles. The fuel hose quick connector may detach from the fuel supply line in the engine bay, resulting in a fuel leak.
Consequence:
      A fuel leak in the engine compartment can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will secure the fuel line connection, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 11, 2019. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20Bi.
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.