Volkswagen withdraws in Russia almost 2 thousand cars Jetta, Beetle and Golf


Moscow. November 19. The Russian representation of German concern of Volkswagen of open company “Volkswagen group Rus” announced about the recall 1,906 thousand cars of Volkswagen Jetta, Beetle, Golf.

According to the report of the technical regulation, subject to review 1,906 thousand cars of these models, implemented since 2013 to the present, with VIN codes according to the list on the website of Rosstandart.

“The reason was the probability of failure of a pulley of the regulator of phases timing on the cars covered by the recall. Consequently can occur the refusal of a regulator of phases timing and damage to the belt drive on the engine”, – is spoken in the message.

Authorized dealers of LLC “Volkswagen group Rus” will notify owners of vehicles, subject to specified review, by sending information letters and/or telephone of the need to provide a car to the nearest dealership for repairs.

However, owners can own, without waiting for the letter to determine whether their car is under a review, comparing the VIN number of their car with a list on the website of Rosstandart, contact the nearest authorized dealership and schedule a repair.

Under revocable campaign cars will be replaced with the regulator of phases timing. All repairs will be performed free of charge.

According to the Association of European businesses, sales of Volkswagen in Russia for 10 months of the current year decreased by 39% compared with the same period last year to 62,906 thousand cars in October, a decline of 25.7% to 6,927 thousand.

Currently produces the Volkswagen plant in Kaluga in full cycle Volkswagen Polo sedan, Volkswagen Tiguan previous generation and Skoda Rapid. By SKD produced Volkswagen Touareg, Volkswagen Multivan, Audi A6 and Audi A8. At the facilities of GAZ group in the full cycle produces the Volkswagen Jetta, Skoda Yeti, Skoda Octavia.