Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 21 November 2020
The adhesion of the glass cover on the sliding roof may be insufficient due to contamination during the manufacturing process.
As a result, the glass cover may completely detach while the vehicle is in motion, posing a risk to the following traffic.
The Volkswagen Phaeton models affected by this recall were manufactured between 18 June 2008 and 31 July 2008.
Volkswagen recall code: 60E8
Source: Rapex Alert 47/2020 A12/01570/20
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
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
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.