The scandal Dieselgate Volkswagen is like a snowball, growing by the minute. It has now been confirmed that there are 11 million engines 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI – both family EA189 – with switchboards that distort their emissions to detect they are being subjected to anti-pollution tests. It is assumed that a massive call to review of all units will be produced. For now we know what models, engines and brands are affected . This is the provisional list.
10 engines 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI . 33 models of SEAT , Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda
If you bought a car with engines 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI between 2009 and September 2015, you are affected.
This is without Volkswagen commercial vehicles, we assume that the Caddy and Transporter are also affected trade. We go first to the list of engines, all of which are versions common rail of engines 1.6 TDI and 2.0 TDI with family code EA189 , prior to the introduction of legislation Euro6. At present it is investigating the presence of a defeat device in some engines 3.0 V6 TDI and small 1.2 TDI three cylinders, but no conclusions yet.
engines are affected 1.6 TDI in powers of 75 hp and 105 hp, and the 2.0 TDI in powers of between 84 hp and 180 hp . Only the engines of this family have been acquired with the regulations Euro6 certified – entered into force on 09/01/2015 – would not be affected by this scandal. If you doubt if your vehicle has an engine affected ask yourself: I have acquired between 2009 and September 2015 If the answer is yes, your engine has the famous defeat device
The affected models are:
- SEAT Alhambra Exeo, Ibiza, Leon, Toledo, Altea and Altea XL
- Volkswagen : Golf, Polo, Touran, Passat, Scirocco, Tiguan, Jetta, Multivan, Sharan, Amarok Beetle
- Skoda : Fabia, Octavia, Superb, Rapid, Rapid Spaceback, Yeti, Scott
- Audi : A1, A3, A4, A5, A6, Q3, Q5, TT
What will happen? Do I have to do something if I’m affected?
Do not worry, you can use your car with complete normality.
is given almost for granted that a call will occur review of the affected units. We talk about 11 million cars globally and nothing less than 3.8 million cars if we only talk about Germany, which already have estimated the number of affected units. It is unknown what will change in your car in this call to review, since the Volkswagen Group has not communicated his pattern of action . In any case, do not hesitate to be completely free for owners affected .
If your drive is affected by this recall work, do not worry. You can follow it using your car with complete normality. When you have clear the recall will summon you to the nearest dealer for its anti-pollution systems are reset (remains to be seen how). This call to review, if any, should not change the level of benefits and / or consumption of your car , if so several consumer associations and communicate it will be possible to require compensation to the Volkswagen Group.