Volkswagen recalls model year 2022 Golf GTI and Golf R vehicles

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The engine design cover may come loose and melt

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 4,269 model year 2022 Golf GTI and Golf R vehicles.

Certain driving situations, such as high-acceleration driving maneuvers, may loosen the engine design cover.

A loose engine design cover may contact hot surfaces in the engine compartment and melt, increasing the risk of a fire.

What to do

Dealers will remove the engine design cover free of charge. Once parts become available, Volkswagen will provide a free updated engine design cover under a separate Service Action.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed by May 13, 2022.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10H5.

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