Passenger car – Volkswagen 'Passat'

Recall published
2007-01-08
Brand
  • VW – Volkswagen
Product title
Passenger car – Volkswagen 'Passat'
Product description
Risk
The following problem was found on Passat vehicles. Thermal strain on the front fuel-cooler support could cause it to break. As a result of the support breaking, diesel fuel could leak out and the cooler could shear off and be lost.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Vehicle type 3C, EC type-approval 1*2001/116*0307*.
It concerns vehicles from the production period March 2005 till August 2006 in the following chassis number ranges:
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 5 P 000 238
003 189
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 6 E 000 057
246 222
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 6 P 000 013
226 966
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 6 Z 000 019
000 255
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 6 9 000 001
000 353
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 7 E 000 003
052 030
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 7 P 000 001
036 002
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 7 Z 000 076
000 302
WVW ZZZ 3C Z 7 9 000 001
000 014.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0045/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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