The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/00221/20

Product:  Passenger car/van / Light commercial vehicle

Name: Amarok, Caddy, Crafter, T5, T6, Polo

Company recall code:  01E3
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 29 April 2008 and 7 March 2016.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: VW

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0356, e1*2001/116*0252, e1*2007/46*0217, e1*2007/46*1614, e1*2007/46*1613, e1*2007/46*1619, e1*2001/116*0220, e1*2001/116*0289, e1*2007/46*0130, e1*2007/46*1783, Types: 2H, 2K, 2KN, SYN2E, SYN1E, SZN1E, 7HC, 7HMA, 7J0, AW

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Injuries
Cars initially used for internal purposes of Volkswagen AG might not have been correctly modified before they were sold to the general public. There is a possibility that certain safety systems of these cars are not correctly modified for street use. /

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Vehicles under VW recall code: 01E3.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Slovakia, Sweden