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Recall: No. 7 of 15
Recall Ref: R1996/008
Exact Model: Passat Corrado TD (VR6 Engine)
VIN: 1HRW410004 TO 1HSW410889, 3ARE111447 TO 3ASE158684, 50RK003899 TO 50SK004001
Build Date: 1994 - 1995
Numbers: 2059
Defect: The pulley on the engine cooling fan may loosen causing the fan motor to seize, leading to a possible electrical overload with fire risk.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a modified cooling fan and pulley.
Launch Date: 12 February 1996
Recall: No. 8 of 15
Recall Ref: R1998/028
Exact Model: Passat (Right hand drive)
VIN: WE005232 TO E222650
Build Date: 24 May 1997 to 17 November 1997
Numbers: 11450
Defect: Front passenger seat belt reel may lock and prevent the webbing from being pulled out.
Action: Recall potentially affected vehicles, check date of manufacture of seat belt, and replace if required.
Launch Date: 29 June 1998
Recall: No. 9 of 15
Recall Ref: R/2011/169
Exact Model: T5, Passat, Golf, Tiguan, Eos and Scirocco
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK
Build Date: 1 jan 2009 to 15 dec 2011
Numbers: 33719
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: Anti-vibration balance weights will be fitted on the high-pressure pipes.
Launch Date: 15 December 2011

Manufacturer contact details:
Volkswagen UK
Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, Milton Keynes, MK14 5AN
0800 0833 914


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