Recall number R/2016/174

There are 8 VW vehicles affected by the recall R/2016/174.

This recall was issued on July 25th, 2016 and all the details of this VW recall (R/2016/174 - FUEL MAY LEAK) are provided bellow:

Recall reference


Recall Type


Recall Date


Reason for concern


Reason for recall

A tooling problem during manufacture could result in the cylinder head not being to specification. It is possible that the fuel rail could loosen and fuel leaks cannot be ruled out. The customer may notice a smell of fuel because of the leak. In the most unfavourable case it is thought possible the fuel could ignite in the engine compartment.


Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and replace the cylinder head.

How to check if the vehicle is recalled

Contact the local VW dealership or manufacturer. You will not need to pay for anything involving the recall.

How the manufacturer will repair

The Recalled vehicles will have the fixing checked and corrected as necessary by and official VW service.

VW Reference ID


Number of affected VW cars


VW vehicles affected

GOLFWVWZZZAUZGW255991 to WVWZZZAUZGW2620892016-03-01



Others recall actions for VW

Currently there are 52 models of vehicles manufactured by VW that have recall actions in UK.

This is the list of affected models from VW.

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