Illustrative photo | source Volkswagen
Published on 16 March 2018
The brake discs on the front axle are too weak. As a consequence, when placed under extreme pressure, the brake disc can crack or even break, affecting braking performance.
The recall affects vehicles manufactured between 19. 1. 2018 – 14. 2. 2018.
Source: Alert 11/2018 A12/0388/18
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.