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

Alert number: A12/1954/18

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Arteon, Golf, Passat, T-Roc

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between May 2018 and August 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: VW

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0623, e1*2001/116*0307, e1*2007/46*1725, e13*2007/46*1845 Types: AU, 3C, 3H, A1

Risk type: Injuries
The fitting for the headrest may have been incorrectly welded to the backrest.
As a consequence, the supportive and protective effect of the headrest may be limited in the event of an accident.

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

Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 72H8

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands