Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 26 May 2020
Due to inadequate sealing, water may penetrate into the Bowden cables in the driver’s or front passenger’s door and impair the movement of the cable’s inner wire at temperatures below the freezing point.
As a result, the doors may open inadvertently, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Volkswagen T6 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 July 2019 and 25 February 2020.
Volkswagen recall code: 57H5
Source: Rapex Alert 21/2020 A12/00749/20
Is my car affected?
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.
How to contact your dealer
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.