Volkswagen recalls Atlas, Golf SportWagen and Jetta vehicles

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The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 6,322 model year 2018-2019 Atlas, model year 2015 Golf SportWagen, and model year 2019 Jetta vehicles.

The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.

If a coil spring fractures while the vehicle is being driven, a rear tire could be damaged causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the rear axle coil springs, free of charge.

The recall began January 31, 2019.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J2/42J3.

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