Passenger car

Recall published
Product title
Passenger car
Product description
Passenger vehicle, hatch back model
The dual mass flywheel may become damaged due to the configuration of the restrictor passage in the bleeder valve in the hydraulic pressure line for clutch actuation. This can happen if the clutch is engaged very abruptly, for instance if the pedal is allowed to spring back by itself. After causing unusual mechanical noises, the dual-mass flywheel will eventually fail completely. In unfavourable conditions this can lead to a fire in the vehicle.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Audi A3 (8P) 2.0 TDI with 6 SP Gearbox
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire Injuries
Country of origin
RAPEX Reference
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country

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