2012 Volkswagen Passat recall 20R7/W3

Volkswagen Recall 20R7/W3: Diesel Fuel Filter Element

2012 Volkswagen Passat

Over time, or after certain driving distances, these vehicles are susceptible to fuel leakage. Leaking fuel, in the presence of an ignition source, may lead to a fire.

Fuel System, Diesel

Summary
Volkswagen is recalling certain model year 2012 Passat vehicles, manufactured from January 18, 2011, through June 1, 2011. During assembly, these vehicles were built with a diesel fuel filter element that may not seal correctly.
Actions
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the diesel fuel filter elements, free of charge. The safety recall began on April 27, 2012. Owners may contact Volkswagen at 1-800-822-8987.
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Date Announced
APR 05, 2012
Vehicles Affected
153
Volkswagen Recall #
20R7/W3
NHTSA Campaign #
12V146000
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