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2018-2019 Volkswagen Atlas, Tiguan, Jetta: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 73,000 model-year 2018-19 Volkswagen Atlas and Tiguan SUVs and model-year 2019 Jetta sedans that don’t have keyless entry

The Problem: The instrument cluster may not provide an audible warning to let the driver know that the key is still in the ignition when the door is open, which can increase the risk of vehicle theft or crash.

The Fix: Dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster for free.

What Owners Should Do: Volkswagen will begin notifying owners Jan. 18. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Volkswagen Atlas; Volkswagen Tiguan; Volkswagen Jetta

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