The bolts may loosen and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Suspension — Front — Wheel Bearing
Wheels — Lugs/Nuts/Bolts/Studs

Date Announced
OCT 15, 2021
Vehicles Affected
Volkswagen Recall #
NHTSA Campaign #
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, and Passat vehicles. The front wheel bearing bolts may have been incorrectly tightened.
Dealers will inspect the tightness of the wheel bearing bolts and replace the bolts, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed November 2, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 40R7.
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