The recall involves the following Volkswagen models:
- Beetle Convertible
- Golf SportsWagen
The cars affected come from various model years, from 2011 to 2019.
Dealers will turn off a micro switch, install a different switch outside of the gear lever housing and add a new circuit board, CNET reported.
Owners of affected vehicles will be alerted about the issue on or after Oct. 11, according to CNET.