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|
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.
A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, can result in a vehicle fire.
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|
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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.