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|Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
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|Volkswagen 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.
|A fractured steering knuckle can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
|Volkswagen 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.
|Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).