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Recall: No. 1 of 12
Recall Ref: R1998/116
Exact Model: 1.8T with 110Kw engine
VIN: WAU***8L *WA038264 TO WAU***8L *WA107931
Build Date: December 1997 to June 1998
Numbers: 1230
Defect: It is possible that part of the throttle actuator mechanism can rub against the bonnet insulation, and in a worst-case situation could become jammed.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and fit modified insulation material.
Launch Date: 26 January 1999
Recall: No. 2 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2011/170
Exact Model: A3
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK
Build Date: 1 jan 2008 to 15 dec 2011
Numbers: 1825
Defect: On 2.0l Common Rail engines of a limited production period faulty material can cause leaks on the high pressure pipes during the service life of the vehicle.
Action: Fitting of anti-vibration balance weights must be fitted on the high-pressure pipes.
Launch Date: 15 December 2011
Recall: No. 3 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2004/213
Exact Model: A3 A2 and A4
Description: Bolts of the tandem fuel pump cover may break
Build Date:
Numbers: 14818
Defect: It is advised that on some vehicles fitted with a 3 and 4 cylinder pump injector engine, the bolts of the tandem fuel pump cover may break due to a bolt production fault. As a result, the pump housing will not be tight, and a diesel fuel leak may occur.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the pump checked for being of a certain manufacture. If found to be within the affected range, the pump housing cover bolts will be replaced.
Launch Date: 01 March 2005

Manufacturer contact details:
Volkswagen Group United Kingdom Limited
Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, Milton Keynes, MK14 5AN
(0800) 699888


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