Recall Alert: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, e-Golf and Golf

2015 Volkswagen Jetta;

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,000 model-year 2015 Volkswagen Jetta sedans manufactured between Sept. 8 and Nov. 28, 2014; model-year 2015 Golf hatchbacks manufactured between April 2 and Dec. 3, 2014; and model-year 2015 e-Golf electric hatchbacks manufactured between July 26 and Oct. 18, 2014

The Problem: The passenger occupant detection system may have been manufactured improperly, resulting in the front passenger seat occupant being improperly classified or not detected. In a crash, this could cause the passenger frontal air bag to deploy improperly or not at all, increasing the risk of an injury.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the passenger occupant detection system control module for free.

What Owners Should Do: VW will begin notifying owners in November. Owners can call the automaker at 800-893-5298, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

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