Volkswagen 246,000 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport SUVs have been recalled in the US and Canada because of a wiring issue that can cause problems with the vehicle’s airbags, windows, and brakes.
Damaged car wiring can lead to the airbags being deployed “later than designed”, which could lead to injury to occupants, according to a report. report are from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Wiring problems can also cause other problems in cars, including the car’s windows rolling down on their own and its electronic parking brake accidentally operating at low speeds.
Currently, the company does not have a solution to the problem, but Volkswagen will offer a reimbursement program for the recalled vehicles.
The recall covers the Volkswagen Atlas 2019 through 2023, as well as the Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport from 2020 to 2023.
Volkswagen will notify owners and dealers by mail on May 10, 2022, if their vehicles are affected by the recall. The company will also get back to you when a fix is developed so owners can bring their SUV in for repair.
In the meantime, vehicle owners can check the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website to see if their vehicle is covered by the recall by searching for the vehicle’s vehicle identification number or VIN. .