Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 20,908 model year 2007-2010 Touaregs.
The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out.
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel filter flange if cracks are found. A protective cover will be applied to the fuel filter to prevent oxidization cracks from forming. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for the recall is 20Z4.