Skoda and VW recall for the 1.2 TSI and 1.6 MPI engines


English EN Español ES Français FR Italiano IT Polski PL Русский RU

Skoda Auto is recalling 2,784 cars equipped with 1.2 TSI and 1.6 MPI engines. The 15H4 recall includes the Fabia, Octavia, Rapid and Yeti models.

With the 1.2 TSI and 1.6 MPI engines, the camshaft adjuster housing bolts may loosen and the pulleys may break as a result.

The fault is first manifested by an rpm fluctuation or abnormal noise from the engine compartment. If the pulley has already been damaged, the engine may not start and oil leaks.

At an authorized Škoda workshop, the engine should first be checked for damage. Furthermore, the condition of the timing belt and the tensioner will be checked. The camshaft oil seal will also be checked for leaks and any damaged components will be replaced free of charge.

The defect has been known since May 2015 and the repair was probably carried out only on vehicles that went to regular maintenance at authorized workshops. Only in August 2018 was the official recall announced.

Recall Code:

  • 15H4

Engines concerned:

  • 1.2 TSi (CJZB) 2013-2015
  • 1.6 (CWVA) since 2014

Affected models:

 


The customer should receive a letter with details from the Skoda dealer. Anyway, if you want to check immediately if the recall concerns your car, enter the vehicle’s VIN code /* in the form on the following page

https://recall.skoda-auto.com/210/en-gb

/* VIN code is an identification number of vehicle which can be found on the vehicle body and in the logbook. It is in the form of 17 letters and numbers.


We have previously reported the same defect with the

Volkswagen Golf,

Volkswagen Polo

and the Volkswagen Beetle.

-rb-


Where now?

Share on:

Start a discussion. Share your view: Post a Comment on Twitter



Weekly Newsletter

Do you want to receive a weekly overview of new car recalls?


Deutsche version
Based on Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications, published free of charge in English on https://ec.europa.eu/rapex, © European Union, 2005 – 2021
The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission nor the car-recalls.eu does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.
The content owned by the EU on this website is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence.