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Recall: No. 1 of 8
Recall Ref: R1999/072
Exact Model: A4 A6 and A8
Build Date: March 1998 to August 1998
Numbers: 21339
Defect: Faulty seals could lead to premature wear of the track rod bearings (ends) and if the warning noises are ignored it is possible that the track rod bearing pin could work loose and affect steering.
Action: Recall vehicles in order to replace the track rod ends with ones fitted with an improved seal.
Launch Date: 01 November 1999
Recall: No. 2 of 8
Recall Ref: R1995/077
Exact Model: A4 and A6
VIN: 4ATN 000001 TO 4ATN 011795, 4DTN 000001 TO 4DTN 001692, 8DTA 000001 TO 8DTA 031117
Build Date: July - August 1995
Numbers: 650
Defect: On some vehicles equipped with electric window lifters there is a possibility that the rear doors could be opened from the inside when the electrically operated child locks are engaged.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles, disconnect and isolate the electric operation of the child locks and convert the locks to manual operation. Owner handbooks will be amended to cover this change.
Launch Date: 19 October 1995
Recall: No. 3 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2013/113
Exact Model: A8
VIN: WAUZZZ4H3DN027314 to WAUZZZ4H5DN038895
Build Date: March 2013 to July 2013
Numbers: 140
Defect: Glass sunroof manufactured within a specific period due to stress distribution during production may break unexpectedly.
Action: Check production date of glass roof panel and replace if necessary. Not all of the range of vins are affected.
Launch Date: 07 October 2013

Manufacturer contact details:
Volkswagen Group United Kingdom Limited
Yeomans Drive, Blakelands, Milton Keynes, MK14 5AN
(0800) 699888


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