Volkswagen’s 2021 Atlas  -  Photo: Andy Lundin

Volkswagen’s 2021 Atlas

Photo: Andy Lundin

Volkswagen is recalling certain 2021 Atlas and 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles, where the front steering knuckle may fracture in the area of the strut mounting that could 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. This recall affects approximately 10,303 units.

The recall is expected to begin March 26, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40Q7.

NHTSA’s campaign number for the recall is 21V026000.