VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT 2016: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

Make : VOLKSWAGEN Model : PASSAT Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-11-13 - 2015-12-09
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V403000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-16 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-06 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-06
Manufacturers Involved: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 15F7
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 55
Summary:
      Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. "Volkswagen" is recalling certain model year 2016 Jetta vehicles manufactured October 31, 2015, to January 21, 2016, 2016 Passat vehicles, equipped with 1.8T engines manufactured November 13, 2015, to December 9, 2015, and 2016 Golf vehicles manufactured November 5, 2015, to November 11, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the fuel rail may detach from the cylinder head and result in a fuel leak.
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 cylinder heads, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-822-8987. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 15F7.
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.