Car recall results

Recall notices for this model

Search results  (7–8 of 8) button back    
Recall: No. 7 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2006/058
Exact Model:
Description: Twin mass flywheel may fail and result in a vehicle fire
VIN: WVW0007M03V000781 to WVW0007M03V060950, WVW0007M04V000001 to WVW0007M00V011325
Build Date:
Numbers: 1521
Defect: It has been advised that the twin-mass flywheel can become damaged because of poor internal installation. This can result in a failure of the twin-mass flywheel, and under unfavourable circumstances a vehicle fire.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the twin-mass flywheel replaced.
Launch Date: 02 June 2006
Recall: No. 8 of 8
Recall Ref: R1996/106
Exact Model:
Description: DOOR LOCKS
VIN: WVW...7M.SV000001 TO WVW...7M.TVO24092
Build Date: Between April 1995 and January 1996
Numbers: 886
Defect: Rainwater can accumulate in the front door latch mechanism which may inhibit correct operation of the latches if the water freezes.
Action: The affected vehicles are to have the front door latch mechanisms protected/lubricated with a special water repellant grease.
Launch Date: 30 January 1997

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


Is your vehicle affected by a recall?

If you find a recall notice above that matches your vehicle – make/model, date of registration, VIN or engine number – the next step is to confirm whether the required inspection or repair has been carried out.

This information is currently only available from the individual vehicle manufacturers or importers. Contact their customer services department with details or your vehicle and the recall, and ask for confirmation that the necessary work has been completed.

In most cases, the manufacturer or importer contact details will have been returned in the search results above. If not, check your vehicle handbook or contact the Recall Information Point at the SMMT, Consumer Affairs Department, Forbes House, Halkin Street, LONDON SW1X 7DS (tel: 0870 7518270).


The information provided on vehicle recalls is for information purposes only. While the AA has taken care in the preparation of recall information, and the information presented is believed to be reliable, the AA does not represent that such information is accurate, comprehensive, verified or complete, and shall not assume or accept any liability (whether in negligence or otherwise) for the accuracy or completeness of such information or for any reliance placed by any person on the information. Nor shall the AA be under any obligation to advise any person of any error in information provided. The AA shall not be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business or other consequential loss) which may arise from any use of, or reliance upon, or inability to access, the information.

To confirm that there are no recalls on your vehicle, please contact the manufacturer or importer of the vehicle for final confirmation.