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Volkswagen Phaeton (2007 – 2008)

Published on 08. 07. 2016
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Problem description:

The adhesion of the glass cover on the sliding roof may be insufficient due to contamination during the production process. The glass cover could detach whilst the vehicle is moving and endanger traffic following behind.

The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced between 25 April 2007 and 17 June 2008.

Source: Alert A12/0840/16

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Type of alert
Make Volkswagen
Model Phaeton
Production period 25. 4. 2007 - 17. 6. 2008
Risk 1
Type/number of model e1*2001/116*0189* Typ: 3D
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 2016-07-08 21:48:04



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

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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