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Chattanooga-made Passats recalled for fire hazard

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(WRCB) – A recall has been issued for the Chattanooga-made Passat.

According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, the fuel filter in the diesel version of the 2012 Passat may not seal correctly, resulting in a fire.

Passats that were made between January 1, 2011 and June 1, 2011 are affected.

Volkswagen will notify owners and dealers with the affected cars and will replace the fuel filter elements, free of charge.

Volkswagen estimates 153 cars are impacted by the recall.

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