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Volkswagen Beetle (2013 – 2015)

Published on 18 August 2019

The belt pulley of the cam gear could break and the screws on the camshaft adjuster may loosen. As a result, engine oil can leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.

The Volkswagen Beetle models with EA211 engines affected by this recall were manufactured between December 2013 and March 2015.

VW recall code: 15H2

Source: Rapex Alert 33/2019 A12/1253/19

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Type of alert
Production period12/2013 - 3/2015
Type/number of modelType-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0510*##, e1*2007/46*0539*##, e1*2007/46*0623*##, e1*2007/46*0627*##; types: 6R, 16, 5G, BA/AN; sales name: Polo, Beetle, Golf, Golf Variant/Sportsvan
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2019-08-16 06:22:37

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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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.

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