Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 10,303 model year 2021 Atlas and model year 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.
What to do
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and -- as necessary -- replace one or both steering knuckles free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin March 26, 2021.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40Q7.