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Volkswagen Amarok (2010 – 2018)

Published on 22. 02. 2020
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Problem description:

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

There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use.

1. The Volkswagen Amarok models affected by this recall were manufactured between 29 April 2010 and 7 March 2016.

VW recall code: 01E3

Source: Rapex Alert 8/2020 A12/00221/20

2. The Volkswagen Amarok models affected by this recall were manufactured until 16 January 2018.

VW recall code: 01E4

Source: Rapex Alert 8/2020 A12/00220/20

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Type of alert Serious
Make Volkswagen
Model Amarok
Production period 29. 4. 2010 - 16. 1. 2018
Risk Accident
Type/number of model Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356, e1*2001/116*0252, e1*2007/46*0217, e1*2007/46*1614, e1*2007/46*1613, e1*2007/46*1619, e1*2001/116*0220, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2007/46*1783, Types: 2H, 2K, 2KN, SYN2E, SYN1E, SZN1E, 7HC, 7HMA, 7J0, AW
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20200221



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