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Volkswagen recalls model year 2018 Atlas vehicles

Airbag deployment may be delayed or disabled

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Volkswagen Group of America is recalling seven model year 2018 Atlas vehicles.

The recalled vehicles may be equipped with an incorrectly manufactured airbag sensor, which can delay or disable front airbag deployment when necessary.

In a crash necessitating front airbag deployment, a delayed or disabled deployment can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag crash sensor free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2020.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AL.

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