Investigation Opened Into Leaking Atlas Fuel Injector Concerns

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Scott McCracken
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A silver Atlas parked on concrete near a beach

NHTSA wants to take a look at the fuel injector system in the 2018-2020 Atlas after reports that it might be leaking. Anytime there's a threat of engine fire it sparks (sorry) the agency's interest. The investigation will look at the 3.6L engine in the 2018-2020 model years, covering roughly 190,000 vehicles.

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Atlas Fuel Injector Leak

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into leaky fuel injectors in the 2018-2020 VW Atlas. The investigation was opened after owners reported smelling gas in their vehicles and seeing fuel leaking from the engine com

An Atlas SUV with an illustrated fuel pump inside a red flame behind it.

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  1. 1st Generation Atlas

    Years
    2018–2021
    Reliability
    33rd of 46
    PainRank
    6.43
    Complaints
    57
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