|NHTSA Recall #
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|MFG Compaign #
|72L1, 72K8, 72K9
|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|ATLAS CROSS SPORT
|Date of notification
|Begin date of manufacuring
|End date of manufacturing
|Type of recall
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|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.
|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.
|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 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72l1, 72k8, and 72k9.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).