Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 31,947 model year 2021 Atlas Cross Sports, Tiguan LWBs, Jetta NFs, Jetta GLIs, Golf GTIs, Atlas FLs and Arteons.
The rear view camera could malfunction during an ignition cycle, leading to a black screen or infotainment system freeze.
A black or frozen rear view image reduces the driver's view when reversing, increasing the risk of a crash.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the infotainment system software free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin January 15, 2021.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 91BB/91BC.