The problem can cause the side air bags to deploy late in a crash, and the parking brake can come on unexpectedly. Volkswagen says in documents that the SUVs can brake at speeds below 1.8 miles per hour (3 kilometers per hour) Many owners said the unwanted braking happened while they were driving on city streets, putting them in danger. Many owners, including Kendall Heiman, said alarms would beep, dashboard warning lights would come on, the driver’s side windows would roll down and the mystery braking would happen. A review of the complaints found no reports of crashes. Owners will get letters telling them of the safety risk starting May 10, and a second one will be sent when the remedy is available. Volkswagen said in an email that owners should contact . . .