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Volkswagen recalls Golf Sportwagens, Jettas, Golfs and Tiguans

The rear coil springs may fracture prematurely

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Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 56,173 model year 2017-2019 Golf Sportwagens, model year 2019 Jettas, model year 2015-2019 Golfs, and model year 2018-2019 Tiguans.

The rear coil springs may prematurely fracture.

If this happens while the vehicle is being driven, it may damage a rear tire causing a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

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

The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2019.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 42J5.

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