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VW remembers 246,000 Atlas SUVs due to release with air bags, brakes

Volkswagen remembered 246,000 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUVs in the U.S. and Canada due to the fact that of an electrical wiring concern that might trigger issues with the air bags, windows and brakes of the vehicles.

Damage to the electrical wiring of the vehicles might lead to air bags releasing “later than designed,” which might cause injury of individuals in the car, according to a report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The electrical wiring concern might likewise trigger other issues in the vehicles, consisting of the car’s windows rolling down by themselves and its electronic parking brake unintentionally engaging at low speeds.

Currently, the business does not have a repair for the concern, according to the report, nevertheless Volkswagen will use a compensation program for remembered lorries.

The recall consists of the 2019 through 2023 Volkswagen Atlas, along with the 2020 through 2023 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport.

Volkswagen will inform owners and dealerships by mail on May 10, 2022, if their lorries are consisted of in the recall. The business will likewise connect once again when a repair is established so owners can generate their SUVs for repair work.

In the meantime, owners can examine the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s site to see if their vehicles are consisted of in the recall by browsing their car recognition number, or VIN.

Blake

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