Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2019 Volkswagen Tiguan, Golf; 2019-20 Volkswagen Jetta, Golf GTI, Atlas; 2020-21 Volkswagen Atlas; 2019 Audi Q3, A3; 2019-20 Audi A7, A3
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 224,704
Report Date: October 31, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Volkswagen Tiguan LWB, Golf Sportswagen A7, Golf Alltrack, Golf R GP, Audi Q3, Audi A3 Cabriolet, 2019-2020 Jetta NF, Jetta GLI, Golf GTI, Atlas, Golf A7, Audi A3, 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport, and 2021 Atlas FL vehicles. The tire pressure monitoring system may not detect an air pressure loss in adequate time when deflating occurs among all four tires simultaneously. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 138, “Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems.” An undetected sudden loss of pressure in all four tires increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the TPMS software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 30, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298 or Audi’s customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are (Audi) 45J7, and (VW) 45J6 and 45J8.

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