Published on 05. 12. 2021
The electric tailgate has a defective spindle drive which may cause a pre-tensioned spring to come loose from the housing and injure persons standing nearby.
The Volkswagen Touareg vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 19 January and 28 January 2019.
Vehicles equipped with the optional equipment 4E7 Rear door closing servo or 5I6 Comfort rear door opening (virtual pedal) plus Easy Close.
VW recall code: 55L6
Affected models: Touareg
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 2,087
Source: Rapex Alert 48/2021 A12/01663/21
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.
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.
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