2020 Volkswagen ATLAS CROSS SPORT Steering Recall

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2020 Volkswagen ATLAS CROSS SPORT Steering Recall

 NHTSA Recall #179819
NHTSA Compaign #21V026000
MFG Compaign #40Q7
 ManufacturerVolkswagen Group of America, Inc.
 SupplierVOLKSWAGEN
 BrandVOLKSWAGEN
 ModelATLAS CROSS SPORT
 Model Year2020
 ComponentSTEERING
 Date of notification16/02/21
 Begin date of manufacuring02/03/24
 End date of manufacturing02/03/24
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received27/01/21
 Report created28/01/21
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units10303
 Defect summaryVolkswagen group of america, inc. (volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 atlas and 2020-2021 atlas cross sport vehicles. The front steering knuckle may fracture in the area of the strut mounting.
 Consequence summaryA fractured steering knuckle can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
 Corrective actionVolkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace one or both steering knuckles, free of charge. The recall began february 16, 2021. Owners may contact volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40q7.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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