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Recall: No. 1 of 3
Recall Ref: R1996/007
Exact Model: Golf Passat and Corrado with VR6 engine
VIN: 1HPW295002 TO 1HRW410003, 31PE107979 TO 31RE010000, 3ARE000001 TO 3ARE111446, 50PK004957 TO 50RK003898
Build Date: 1983 - 1984
Numbers: 1183
Defect: The bearing on the cooling fan motor may seize resulting in an electrical overload with potential fire risk.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a cooling fan which incorporates a modified bearing.
Launch Date: 12 February 1996
Recall: No. 2 of 3
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. 3 of 3
Recall Ref: R1996/073
Exact Model:
VIN: WVW....50.KK 000 001 TO WVW....50.KK 014 927, WVW....50.LK 000 001 TO WVW....50.LK 012 693
Build Date: August 1988 to December 1989
Numbers: 1159
Defect: Operation of the vehicle for prolonged periods with the cooling system at very high temperatures can result in cooling system damage which in rare instances may cause rupturing of the heat exchanger. In consequence high temperature coolant may enter the passenger compartment with a risk of scalding to front seat occupants.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles for the fitment of a bypass valve to the heat exchanger inlet and a non-return valve to the system. At the same time the heat exchanger box will be lined with absorbent foam.
Launch Date: 08 November 1996

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


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