Volkswagen Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles recalled

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The reduced Gross Vehicle Weight Rating label was not installed

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 3,648 model year 2018-2021 Atlas and model year 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles with accessory side steps.

The reduced Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) label, reflecting the additional weight of the side steps, was not installed.

Without the reduced GVWR label, the vehicle could be overloaded, leading to a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will install the reduced GVWR label free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on April 15, 2022.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 09D9.

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