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Volkswagen recalls Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and Passat vehicles

The front wheel bearing bolts may be improperly tightened

Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport vehicle
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Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 30 model year 2021 Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and Passat vehicles.

The front wheel bearing bolts may have been incorrectly tightened.

As a result, the bolts may loosen and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will inspect the tightness of the wheel bearing bolts and replace them -- as necessary -- free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on December 14, 2021.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40R7.

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