Volkswagen Polo (2009 - 2014)

Production: MY 2009- 2014 | Problems / tags:   

VW-polo-2011-recall
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Problem Description

Owing to pressure pulsations occurring in the fuel lines and engine vibrations during operation, vibration may be transmitted to the diesel fuel filter cover. This may lead to a fatigue crack on the filter cover in the area of the inlet fitting and the possibility of a diesel fuel leak. This can lead to a traffic hazard.

The recall concerns model year 2009 to 2014 vehicles with 1.2l / 55 kW common rail engine.

Source: Alert 44/2014 A12/1776/14

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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.


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UK Recalls - Volkswagen
Published by RAPEX 7. 11. 2014
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period MY 2009- 2014
Type/number of model Type: 6R1
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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