|NHTSA Recall #
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|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
|ATLAS CROSS SPORT
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|End date of manufacturing
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|Volkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 atlas and 2020-2021 atlas cross sport vehicles. One or both steering knuckles may have been damaged during production.
|A damaged steering knuckle can fail, causing a loss of steering, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
|Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the steering knuckle, free of charge. The recall began november 19, 2020. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40q6. Note: owners are advised to do not drive the vehicle until the vehicle has been inspected and repaired if necessary.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).