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Volkswagen Amarok (2016 – 2018)

Published on 7 September 2019

A wiring harness could be damaged when the seat is adjusted to the lowest position. Damage to a wire may lead to localised scorching and to the seat moving independently, increasing the risk of losing control over the vehicle.

The Volkswagen Amarok models affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 May 2016 and 16 May 2018.

VW recall code: 97DL

Source: Rapex Alert 36/2019 A12/1329/19

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Type of alert
Production period1. 5. 2016 - 16. 5. 2018
Type/number of modelType-approval number: e1*2007/46*0356; type: 2H
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
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Published by Rapex2019-09-06 10:09:45

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