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Volkswagen recalls model year 2021 ID.4 vehicles

The headlights can be misadjusted

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 3,231 model year 2021 ID.4 vehicles.

Caps were installed on the headlight vertical aim instead the horizontal aim, allowing for horizontal adjustment of the headlight beam.

Adjusting the horizontal headlight beam can increase glare, reducing visibility for the driver and increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will remove the caps from the vertical aim and install them on the horizontal aim free of charge.

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    Volkswagen recalls vehicles with rear view camera issue

    The rear view camera malfunction could pose a crash risk

    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.

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    Volkswagen recalls model year 2018 Tiguan LWBs

    The front seat belt webbing may tear in a crash

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 10,385 model year 2018 Tiguan LWBs.

    One or both of the front seat belts' webbing may tear in a crash.

    A torn seat belt may not adequately restrain the seat occupant during a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

    What to do

    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seat belts and replace them -- as necessary -- free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 19, 2021.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69BH.

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    Volkswagen recalls Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport with Continental Cross Contact LX Sport tires

    The tires may have been overcured

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 760 model year 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport, and model year 2021 Atlas vehicles equipped with Continental Cross Contact LX Sport tires, size 255/50 R 20 105 T.

    The tires may have been overcured.

    Overcured tires can result in a sidewall break causing a sudden loss of air pressure or the tread separating from the tire. Both conditions increase the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect DOT date code and mold number on the vehicle's tires to see if they are affected, replacing them -- as necessary -- free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 12, 2021.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 44Q5.

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    Volkswagen recalls Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles

    The vehicle may suffer a loss of steering

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 776 model year 2021 Atlas and model year 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles.

    One or both steering knuckles may have been damaged during production.

    A damaged steering knuckle can fail, causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.

    Owners are advised against driving the vehicle until it has been inspected and repaired if necessary.

    What to do

    Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and -- as necessary -- replace the steering knuckle free of charge.

    The recall began November 19, 2020.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40Q6.

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    Volkswagen recalls model year 2016-2018 Jettas

    The fuel rail bolts may loosen allowing a fuel leak

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 218,192 model year 2016-2018 Jettas.

    The fuel rail bolts may become loose over time, allowing fuel to leak, posing the risk of a fire.

    What to do

    The remedy is currently under development.

    The recall is expected to begin December 20, 2020.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (888) 241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24Gi.

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    Volkswagen recalls model year 2020 Tiguan LWBs

    The third row seat belt anchor bolts may not have been properly torqued

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling five model year 2020 Tiguan LWBs.

    The third row seat belt anchor bolts may not have been properly torqued.

    Improperly torqued bolts may prevent the third row seat belt from performing as designed in a crash, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.

    What to do

    No one should occupy the third row seat due to the safety risk.

    Volkswagen will notify owners and will repurchase the vehicles.

    The recall was expected to begin October 2, 2020.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen number for this recall is 69BA.

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    Volkswagen recalls Golf R, Atlas, Golf Alltrack, E-Golf and Passat vehicles

    The vehicles may not comply with regulatory requirements

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 23 model year 2018 Volkswagen Golf R & Atlas, model year 2017 Golf Alltrack & E-Golf and model year 2016-2018 Passat vehicles.

    The internal use vehicles were sold without confirmation that they were built to all applicable regulatory requirements and may have been modified prior to sale.

    Vehicles that do not meet all regulatory requirements may have an increased risk of a crash or injury to occupants.

    What to do

    Volkswagen will notify owners and will repurchase the vehicles.

    The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2020.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 01E9.

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    Volkswagen recalls model year 2020 Passats

    The passenger front airbag may be folded incorrectly

    Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 1,829 model year 2020 Passats.

    The passenger front airbag may have been folded incorrectly affecting its deployment force.

    An incorrectly folded airbag can deploy with too much force, increasing the risk of injury.

    What to do

    Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front airbag free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020.

    Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (888) 241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AY.

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