Η Volkswagen ανακοίνωσε πως προχωρά στην ανάκληση επιπλέον 45.000 αυτοκινήτων της στις Η.Π.Α εξαιτίας μίας τάπας στο σύστημα τροφοδοσίας καυσίμου που ενδέχεται να παρουσιάσει διαρροή στον χώρο του κινητήρα και που με τη σειρά της, ενδέχεται να προκαλέσει φωτιά.

Η VW στις αρχές του έτους ανακάλεσε 37.979 Jetta, Passat, Golf και Beetle και τώρα η Γερμανική εταιρία ανακοίνωσε την επιπλέον ανάκληση 44.658 Golf, Golf GTI, Jetta, Passat, Beetle και Beetle Convertible παραγωγής 2014-2015, για το ίδιο πρόβλημα.

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RECALL Subject : Fuel Leaking Into Engine Compartment
Report Receipt Date: JAN 23, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V028000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 44,658
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

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 is expected to begin in early February 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.

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.