VW recalls nearly 600,000 Caddy

VW recalls nearly 600,000 Caddy

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For popular van doors can jam

Volkswagen announces the beginning of a large-scale service campaign involving 589,000 light commercial vehicles Caddy, released over the past 10 years. Review covers vans sold worldwide, and concerns defect pneumatic closers installed on rear doors. Due to an improper attachment gas dampers may distort or pinch, leading to the fact that the door no longer be opened or closed, and in the worst case, a person may be quite sharply hit slam sash.

Volkswagen stressed that, despite the long production of defective Caddy (and subject to recall all the cars that were released from November 2003 to January 2013) of any accidents related to this malfunction, the concern is not known. All vans were assembled at VW in Poznan (Poland), almost half of them were sold in Germany, the rest – in other countries, including Russia, where the basic configuration of the van will cost 831,000 rubles.

Review includes replacement of defective fixtures and will be held in the next few months. We also note that at the end of last year, Volkswagen faced with much larger review (2.6 million cars), but we are with you, he does not touch – all the faults were diagnosed in cars collected and sold in China.

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