Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 10 February 2020
The glue that holds the glass side-windows on the hardtop has insufficient adhesion due to a manufacturing error. As a result, the windows may become detached from the vehicle, posing a risk to the following traffic.
The Volkswagen Amarok models affected by this recall were outfitted with a hardtop and manufactured between 1 March 2019 and 6 September 2019.
Volkswagen recall code: 61B9
Source: Rapex Alert 6/2020 A12/00153/20
Is my car affected?
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Volkswagen dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
How to contact your dealer
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.
Check the vehicle
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.