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“Broken and twisted”: VW recalls in Russia 4 models

The German automaker has announced the recall of the Russian market of diesel cars Golf, Passat, Sharan and Touran sold by authorized dealers in 2011. Due to a faulty spring in the starter, they can catch fire.

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On the background of the December mass review of Polo sedan in Russia, the current service campaign Volkswagen seems trivial, as it affects only 110 cars. But the problem they have is similar: to faulty retractor starter relay, the quoted description from the website of Rosstandart, and there you can download a list of VIN recall models:

“The reason vehicles Volkswagen (Touran, Golf, Passat, Sharan) with a diesel engine and start-stop system is skewed or broken return spring in the retractor relay, the starter can be a long time in the on position. The result may be the heating component, until the emergence in some cases, the risk of fire”.

All of the recalled models of the mechanics of the authorized service centers for Volkswagen free car owners will replace defective retractor relay starter new, good quality.

  • In December Volkswagen has also recalled to Russia, the Polo sedan for a different defect- undercooked towing eyes.
  • With other automakers announced campaigns surveys can be found here.

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