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: 0000-00-00 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 is expected to begin December 20, 2018. 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.