VW Calls Back 168K Cars To Fix Fuel Leak Issue

Law360, New York (October 6, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT) -- Volkswagen Group of America Inc. said Wednesday that it would recall more than 168,000 cars equipped with diesel engines over a fuel leakage problem that could start fires.

The recall impacts 7,131 Audi A3 vehicles from model years 2010 through 2012 and 161,144 Volkswagen vehicles — mostly Jetta and Jetta SportWagen vehicles from model year 2009 through 2012, but also Golf vehicles from model years 2010 through 2012 — according to documents posted on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

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