Volkswagen recalls in Russia more than three thousand cars

MOSCOW, August 11. /TASS/. LLC “Volkswagen group Rus” recalls in Russia of 3 thousand 463 Skoda, of which 1 927 – Skoda Octavia, which was implemented from March 2004 to 2013. The measures will relate to the Skoda Rapid and Skoda Yeti is implemented in 2017. This was announced by the Federal Agency for technical regulation and Metrology (Rosstandart).

The reason for the revocation of Octavia – the ability of thermo-mechanical overload of the main components of the control unit electronic stability control, and therefore a violation of the ground connections in the control unit. “In this case, trouble-free operation of the control unit is no longer provided in critical driving situations may not be necessary to stabilize the vehicle dynamics regulation of movement”, – stated in the message.

On these vehicles will have the updated software of the control unit electronic stability control.

The reason for revoking the Rapid and the Yeti models – front seat belt, made the parameters go beyond the tolerance. Due to a faulty connection of components of the pyrotechnic system is triggered in an accident, can peel and get into the car. This creates a risk of injury to passengers, said the Rosstandart.

Vehicle-Skoda Yeti and Rapid, subject to review, will replace the respective components of the seat belts.

All repairs will be free.