Passenger car – VW Caddy

Recall published
2007-09-24
Brand
  • VW - Volkswagen AG
Product title
Passenger car – VW Caddy
Product description
Vehicles manufactured from 24 July 2006 to 31 August 2006.
Risk
The product poses a serious risk of injuries because owing to defective heat treatment of the spring U-bolts, which attach the rear axle to the leaf spring, the spring U-bolts of Caddy vehicles may break. In the most severe cases, this could lead to loss of control of the rear axle. 13 incidents reported.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Vehicle type 2K, EC type approval e1*2001/116*0252. Vehicle identification numbers: WV1***2K*7X024877 to 029277 and WV2***2K*7X000061 to 031164.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0983/07
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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