VW issues recall for cars that could roll away

By Matthew Brooks

Did you put your car in park? Are you sure?

If you drive a Volkswagen, you may be able to pull the key out without placing the car in park. This could cause the car to roll away.

Volkswagen is issuing a recall on 679,000 vehicles sold in the U.S. since 2011.

The recall includes the Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Convertible, Golf, Golf Sportwagen and GTI.

According to NBC, the maker says the issue is a result of a build up of “silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts.”

You can see if your car, whether its a VW or not, has a recall.

To find out, enter your car’s 17-digit VIN number on the website of the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration.

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