PhotoVolkswagen Group of America is recalling eight model year 2019 Jetta GLIs, Golf Alltracks, and Golf GTIs.

The front wheel bearings may have been improperly machined, potentially causing excessive stress on the wheel, wheel bolts, or wheel bearings.

Excessive stress can cause steering, traction or other stability issues or breakage relating to the front wheels, and increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Owners of the recalled vehicles are advised not to drive them until the repairs have been made.

Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will replace the wheel bearing assemblies, wheels and wheel bolts free of charge.

The recall began December 11, 2019.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40P1.

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