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Volkswagen recalls Touareg, Golf, Passat, Atlas, other vehicles over safety standards

*The vehicles may not comply with the regulatory motor vehicle safety standards

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 46 model year 2017 Touareg GP, Tiguan, Golf A6, E-Golf GP & CCF, model year 2016-2017 Passat GP, model year 2018-2019 Golf R GP, and model year 2018 Atlas vehicles.

The company said these internal-use vehicles were sold without confirmation that they were built to all applicable regulatory requirements and may have been modified prior to sale.

Vehicles that do not meet all regulatory requirements may have an increased risk of injury, crash or fire, it stated.

In regard to what to do in correcting the error, Volkswagen Group said the dealers would repurchase the vehicles.

Meanwhile, owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 2, 2021.

Owners may contact Volkswagen Customer Service on (800) 893-5298, and Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 01F1.

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