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If you're the owner of the following Volkswagen products, you should get in touch with your local service center as soon as possible:

- 2014-2015 Passat
- 2015 Golf
- 2015 Golf GTI
- 2014-2015 Beetle
- 2014-2015 Beetle Convertible

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the above vehicles may be at risk for catching fire.

In a report, the organization stipulates that a sealing cap in the fuel rail may fail. This could cause fuel to leak into the engine compartment. If a spark were to happen, you've got flames and one crispy Volkswagen.

The good news is that it doesn't affect ALL of the production of the vehicles above, only during specified build dates. Please see below for more detail on the specific build dates for each model.

Be safe, Spies!


NHTSA's press release follows:


RECALL Subject : Fuel Leaking Into Engine Compartment


Report Receipt Date: DEC 22, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V809000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 37,979

Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

SUMMARY:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Jetta vehicles manufactured March 28, 2014, to November 24, 2014, certain 2014-2015 Passat vehicles manufactured April 7, 2014, to November 18, 2014, certain 2015 Golf and GTI vehicles manufactured July 1, 2014, to November 20, 2014, and certain 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 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 24Bi.

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.




RECALL: If You Own A Late Model Volkswagen Jetta, Passat, Golf, Golf GTI Or Beetle You Better Listen Up!

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