The automaker says it is notifying owners of a recall that was issued Tuesday for the diesel-powered Beetle, Golf, Passat, Passamontes, Passats, Golf GTI, Golf R, Tiguan, Tiguans, Tigus, Tiguz and Tiguan GTI models.
The automaker said owners can expect to receive their recall letters in early November.
The recall covers vehicles sold between April 1, 2018, and November 1, 2020.
The Volkswagen Group will issue another recall later in November for the Golf, Tiguma, Tiguna, Tigusa and Tigus models.
The company said there are no reported injuries or issues with the vehicles.