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Volkswagen Phaeton (2012 – 2016)

Published on 13 May 2016

Summer tyres may have been mounted with the wrong rubber mixture in the running surface.The use of the wrong rubber mixture results in a clear reduction in the tyres’ adhesion to the road in wet weather.

The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced between 02/07/2012 and 27/01/2016. The tyres in question were mounted on reconditioned, used cars at the plant.

Source: Alert A12/0567/16

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Type of alert
MakeVolkswagen
ModelPhaeton
Production period2. 7. 2012 - 27. 1. 2016
Risk3
Type/number of modelTyp: 3D
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
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Published by Rapex2016-05-13 11:30:17

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.

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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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