Volkswagen Phaeton (2007 - 2008)

Production: 25. 4. 2007 - 17. 6. 2008 | Problems / tags:   

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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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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 8. 7. 2016
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period 25. 4. 2007 - 17. 6. 2008
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 Finland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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