VW Caddy, Passat, Touran EcoFuel Passenger car

Recall published
2017-03-13
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
Caddy, Passat, Touran EcoFuel
Product description
Passenger car powered by compressed natural gas
Risk
If mechanical damage occurs to the varnish layer of the gas tank, it could lead to the outer shell of the gas tank no longer having the required corrosion protection. With ongoing corrosion over an extended period of time, the residual wall thickness of the gas tank could become too low and the gas tank could burst.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end usersĀ (By: Manufacturer)
Batch number / barcode
The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 June 2010 and 12 October 2013.
Model number
EC type approval e1*2001/116*0252* Type: 2K Sales name: Caddy
EC type approval e1*2007/46*0217* Type: 2KN Sales name: Caddy;
Type approval number: e1*2001/116*0468* Type: 3CC Sales name: Passat
Type approval number: e1*2007/46*0357* Type: 1T Sales name: Touran
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
A12/0300/17
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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