Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Volkswagen Golf R, Golf GTI
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 2,238
Report Date: July 27, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Golf R A8 and Golf GTI vehicles. The touch switch for the sunroof may be too sensitive, allowing it to be inadvertently pressed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.” A sunroof switch that is inadvertently pressed can result in unintended auto-closure of the sunroof, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the roof module switch, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 23, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 60F6.

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