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Recall: No. 4 of 6
Recall Ref: R1996/108
Exact Model: Steel wheels only
VIN: WVW...6N.VY036320 TO WW...6N.VY056584
Build Date: Jun-96
Numbers: 2670
Defect: The valve hole in the steel road wheel is 0.5mm out of its correct position. This results in a poor valve fit and loss of tyre air pressure.
Action: The affected vehicles are being recalled to have the original wheels replaced with quality assured examples.
Launch Date: 18 December 1996
Recall: No. 5 of 6
Recall Ref: R/2007/050
Exact Model:
Description: Seat may catch fire
VIN: WVWZZZ9NZ7Y000001 to WVWZZZ9NZ7Y163395, WVWZZZ9NZ6Y000001 to WVWZZZ*9N6Y261502
Build Date:
Numbers: 433
Defect: It has been identified that due to an incorrectly sewn-in tension wire strap for the back-rest cover of the front seats there may be contact between the tension wire of the seat and the filaments of the seat heater. The resulting short circuit can lead to fire damage on the front seat covers.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the tension wires of the front seats insulated.
Launch Date: 30 April 2007
Recall: No. 6 of 6
Recall Ref: R/2004/092
Exact Model:
Description: Clutch operation may be affected
Build Date:
Numbers: 3443
Defect: A fracture may occur in the area of the clutch pedal attachment because of poor welding which may affect the operation of the clutch.
Action: On all affected vehicles an additional foot pedal support (additional welding seam) will be fitted.
Launch Date: 29 June 2004

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


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