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Recall: No. 1 of 2
Recall Ref: R1997/001
Exact Model: Golf
VIN: WVW ZZZ 1HZ SW 231 501 TO 447 244
Build Date: Between November 1994 and February 1995
Numbers: 9700
Defect: The wiring harness can cause the headlamp switch to overheat, resulting in failure of the headlamps.
Action: Remedial action necessitates modification of the light switch cable and replacement of the headlamp switch.
Launch Date: 26 February 1997
Recall: No. 2 of 2
Recall Ref: R1996/107
Exact Model: Golf
VIN: WVW...1H.NW000001 TO WVW...1H.SW140317
Build Date: Between August 1991 and September 1994
Numbers: 16000
Defect: The insulation on the cable for the window lifter switches may chafe through on the door inner panel which could cause short circuiting.
Action: The remedial work involves the fitting of a protective frame in the cable opening of the door inner panel.
Launch Date: 20 January 1997

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


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