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Volkswagen Crafter (2006 – 2014)

Published on 16. 05. 2014

Problem description:

Cracks may occur on the fastening plates of the rear axle: this could lead to a self-steering effect which may cause a road accident. The problem may occur only to vans with air suspension.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between October 2006 and February 2014.

Source: Alert 19/2014 A12/0673/14

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Type of alert
Make Volkswagen
Model Crafter
Production period X. 2006 - II. 2014
Risk 3
Type/number of model Type 2EKZ: 5t, Type 2FJZ: 5
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2014-05-16 06:54:42

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.

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's history

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