Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 776 model year 2021 Atlas and model year 2020-2021 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles.
One or both steering knuckles may have been damaged during production.
A damaged steering knuckle can fail, causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Owners are advised against driving the vehicle until it has been inspected and repaired if necessary.
What to do
Volkswagen has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and -- as necessary -- replace the steering knuckle free of charge.
The recall began November 19, 2020.
Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40Q6.