Volkswagen recalls vehicles that may not pass regulatory muster

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Vehicle modifications may not comply with applicable regulatory requirements

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 113 model year 2017 Volkswagen Passats, model year 2018 Tiguan LWBs, model year 2007-2009 Jetta Sedans, model year 2011-2013, 2015 & 2019 Jettas, model year 2013 Jetta Hybrids, model year 2008-2009 Jetta Sportwagens, model year 2015 Golf Sportwagens, model year 2013 Golfs, model year 2008-2010 & 2012-2013 Beetles & Beetle Convertibles and model year 2008-2010 Beetles & Beetle Convertibles.

Modifications made while the vehicles were in an internal evaluation period may cause them to be out of compliance with all applicable regulatory requirements.

If the vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of a crash, fire, or injury.

What to do

Volkswagen will notify owners and repurchase the recalled vehicles.

The recall is expected to begin on November 22, 2019.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01D7/01D8.

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