Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Volkswagen Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,184
Report Date: August 31, 2022
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles. The trailer hitch bolts may have been insufficiently tightened. Loose bolts may fall out, causing the remaining bolts to break, which could lead to separation of the trailer hitch and trailer, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will tighten the trailer hitch bolts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 28, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen’s customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 66N8.

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