Passenger car - Oil pump drive

Recall published
2008-02-11
Brand
Product title
Passenger car - Oil pump drive
Product description
The vehicles concerned are of the model years 2006 and 2007 and have vehicle identification numbers in the following ranges: - Touareg: WVG*7L*6D000033 to VG*7L*6D069879,WVG*7L*7D000001 to WVG*7L*7D071580.- Passat: WVW*3C*6E001678 to WVW*3C*6E239950,WVW*3C*6P000075 to WVW*3C*6P226975, WVW*3C*7E000001 to WVW*3C*7E227984,WVW*3C*7P000001 to WVW*3C*7P157295, WVW*3C*6Z000038 to WVW*3C*6Z000054.
Risk
The product poses a risk of injuries because on vehicles with 3.2/3.6l engine of a limited production period the oil pump drive may overload at cold start. As the result the vehicle may break down causing road accidents.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Passengers’ cars, models Touareg (type 7L) and Passat (type 3C) with 3.2/3.6l FSI engine (Recall Campaign 24L8).
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0233/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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