Volkswagen recalls nearly 223,000 Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and Atlas FL vehicles

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Deployment of the front side airbag may be delayed

Volkswagen Group of America is recalling 222,892 model year 2019-2020 Atlas, model year 2020-2023 Atlas Cross Sport, and model year 2021-2023 Atlas FL vehicles.

The door wiring harness electrical contacts may corrode, disrupting the electrical connection and delaying the deployment of the driver or passenger front side airbag in a side-impact crash.

A delayed air bag deployment can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

A remedy for this issue is currently under development. Interim notification letters informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed on May 10, 2022. A second notice will be sent once the remedy becomes available.

Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at (800) 893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 97GF.

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