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Recall: No. 7 of 12
Recall Ref: R2002/029
Exact Model:
VIN: WAU...8L. 1A 079 091 TO WAU...8L 1A 121 805, WAU...8L.2A 000 130 TO WAU...8L2A 010 218, WAU...8L.11 001 368 TO WAU...8L.11 003 561, WAU...8L.21 000 133 TO WAU...8L.21 005 079
Build Date:
Numbers: 97
Defect: There is a risk that an electrical fault in the anti lock brake control unit (ABS) can cause overheating of related electrical components. This may lead to fire damage and cause the service brake to revert to a non-anti lock mode of operation.
Action: Recall affected vehicles to check the part number and supplier code of the ABS control unit. Renew the ABS control unit where found necessary.
Launch Date: 07 June 2002
Recall: No. 8 of 12
Recall Ref: R2000/045
Exact Model:
VIN: WAU...8L.XA 051 993 TO WAU...8L.XA 100 836, WAU...8L.YA 000 101 TO WAU...8L. YA 000 230
Build Date: 11 January 1999 to 6 May 1999
Numbers: 2855
Defect: The front seat belt buckles may open in the event of a severe head-on collision.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and fit replacement seat belt buckles.
Launch Date: 18 April 2000
Recall: No. 9 of 12
Recall Ref: R1999/036
Exact Model:
VIN: WAUZZZ8LZWA 000001 TO WAUZZZ8LZXA 000101 TO 048069
Build Date: January 1998 to December 1998
Numbers: 11450
Defect: Advised by manufacturer that hot particles resulting from a triggering of the rear seat belt tensioners in the event of a severe accident could cause the covers on the belt tensioners with modified fire proof versions.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace the covers on the seat belt tensioners with modified fire proof versions.
Launch Date: 21 June 1999

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


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