Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 15. 09. 2018
A poorly welded towing eye may have been included in the vehicle’s toolkit. As a consequence, it could break off during towing and the vehicle being towed would lose forward propulsion and, upon becoming detached, the towing rope may hit people or objects.
The recall affects vehicles produced between 1. 10. 2015 – 29. 10. 2017.
Source: Alert 37/2018 A12/1319/18
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
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.