Volkswagen Caddy – Common problems

Common problems with the VW Caddy

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the VW Caddy, for which Volkswagen has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your VW Caddy. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your VW Caddy have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



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22. 02. 2020

Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the … .

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13. 04. 2019

The predetermined break point in the cushion for the side airbags is on the wrong side. In the event of a … .

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08. 06. 2018

The fastening of the active headrest may be defective. In the event of an accident, the headrest may become detached from … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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