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2020 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS CROSS SPORT

Report Date:
August 26, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V505000
Component:
SEATS

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen ) is recalling certain 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, Jetta, Jetta GLI and Tiguan and Audi Q5 and SQ5 and 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. Parts of the front seat frame and backrest adjuster may not have been welded properly.

Consequence Summary:
In the event of a rear-end crash, the backrest adjustment could break, possibly reducing the amount of occupant restraint, thus increasing risk of injury.

Corrective Summary:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seats, and, as necessary, replace the seatback frames, free of charge. The recall began September 11, 2020. Volkswagen owners may contact their customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Audi owners may contact their customer service at 1-800-822-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72L1, 72K8, and 72K9.

2020 VOLKSWAGEN ATLAS CROSS SPORT

Report Date:
August 26, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V504000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Summary:
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 Atlas Cross Sports and 2021 Atlas vehicles. The driver's side headlight may have been aimed too low during production. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence Summary:
A headlight aimed incorrectly aimed reduces the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will adjust the driver's side headlight, free of charge. The recall began September 9, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94N7.