Volkswagen Eos (2011)

Production: III. 2011 - VII. 2011 | Problems / tags:   

Volkswagen-Eos-2011-recall-starter
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Problem Description

A spring in the starter motor’s magnetic switch was incorrectly installed. The starter motor may overheat, which could lead to a fire breaking out in the vehicle.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between March 2011 and July 2011.

Source: Alert 9/2018 A12/0332/18




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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 fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

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.

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 notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Volkswagen
Published by RAPEX 2. 3. 2018
Keywords   
Risk Fire
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period III. 2011 - VII. 2011
Type/number of model Golf, Golf Cabrio, Passat, Polo, Sharan, Golf Plus, Scirocco, Passat CC, Eos, Touran, Golf Variant, Jetta, Beetle, Beetle Cabrio, Tiguan
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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