Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Volkswagen Tiguan, Taos
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,119
Report Date: March 23, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Tiguan, Taos, and 2021 Tiguan long wheel base (LWB) vehicles. The left or right rear suspension knuckles may corrode, crack, and break. A broken rear suspension knuckle can cause a loss of stability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will remove the engine design cover, free of charge. Once parts become available, Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace one or both rear suspension knuckles, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 20, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 42L8.

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