VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2014: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : PASSAT Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-04-07 - 2014-11-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V028000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-02-09 Date Received by ODI: 2015-01-23 Date Added to Database: 2015-01-23
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 24BL
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 44658
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jetta vehicles manufactured March 28, 2014, to November 24, 2014, 2014-2015 Passat vehicles manufactured April 7, 2014, to November 18, 2014, 2015 Golf and GTI vehicles manufactured July 1, 2014, to November 20, 2014, and 2014-2015 Beetle and Beetle Convertible vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014, to November 27, 2014. A sealing cap at the fuel rail may fail, allowing fuel to leak into the engine compartment.
Consequence:
      A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, can result in a vehicle fire.
Remedy:
      Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rails with new parts, free of charge. The recall began February 6, 2015. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24BL. Note: This recall expands and supersedes recall 14V-809 "Volkswagen recall number 24Bi" and only affects vehicles not previously repaired under that campaign.
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.