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months before Volkswagen admitted it used software in eleven million diesel vehicle sheet on toxic emissions test , the auto maker sent out letters to California car owners back in April hinting at a vague problem , rejecting the company went into damage control long before it rod would explode Reuters correspondent Alexandria sage broke the story it will be found intact Volkswagen riffs and in letters to it you ask customers in April of two thousand and fifteen , pain that your software in your car for your admissions were optimized it with operating affected arrangement there was a little glitch , your warning light , so they can drinking when your car to the dealer and we're going to do a tweak a hardware upgrade and then , I near your car will be optimized , Volkswagen sent a letter after the California air resources board in the EPA pressured the company to allow a voluntary recall of the cars , you fix what Volkswagen then insisted with a small technical problem Volkswagen did not want to , letters and I should note that they had no obligation to disclose to their car owners on the reason for it software update that had a Volkswagen , yeah Volkswagen CEO resigned Wednesday his replacement lead the company already facing seven billion dollars in cost to fix the problem up eighteen billion inference in the EPA a criminal investigation by the justice department and millions of angry customers who feel duped by the company