It’s the latest recall for car makers Voltswagon, with over 60,000 vehicles being recalled in Australia.
Certain models built from 2009-2015 are being recalled over DSG transmission issues. The issue relates to cars with a dual-clutch transmission and it could lead to the car stopping and being unable to restart. Voltswagon recall
As per the ACCC website:
“Due to a production fault, over time a crack in the transmissions pressure accumulator can occur.”
“If the pressure accumulator cracks, oil and pressure is lost in the hydraulic system of the gearbox. As a result, the transmission of engine power via the gearbox is interrupted. The experience of this symptom would be comparable to depressing the clutch in a vehicle fitted with a manual transmission. This could increase the likelihood of an accident affecting the occupants of the vehicle and other road users.”
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Those who own affected vehicles can contact the Volstwagon hotline – 1800 504 076.
The specific cars affected by the Voltswagon recall are:
- Volkswagen Golf MY2009-2015
- Jetta MY2009-2015
- Beetle MY2013-2015
- Passat MY2010-2015
- Polo MY2010-2015
- Caddy MY2011-2015
To see if your car is on the list for the Voltswagon recall, locate your VIN number and head to the website to find out more.
You can find your VW VIN number on your vehicle registration paperwork, or on the bottom right of your windscreen of your car (when viewing from the outside).
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