The Volkswagen Group announces a call to review two of its models more luxurious. Apparently to 800,000 units of the Volkswagen Touareg and the Porsche Cayenne will undergo a technical review because of a problem in the mechanism of the pedals brake and accelerator. Has detected a fault in the retaining rings of the pedals in both models that share a base.
The call to review will affect a total of 391.000 units Volkswagen Touareg and 409.477 units Porsche Cayenne at the global level. The problem could affect those vehicles that have been assembled between 2011 and 2016. From what you have said the German brand and its subsidiary luxury, the review is a “preventative measure” and has not caused accidents or injuries at the moment.
This problem in the mechanism of the pedals was discovered in a internal tests and it seems that it will not affect the Audi Q7, the other premium SUVS from the Volkswagen Group. Soon, both brands will be in contact with all the owners of these vehicles to to correct the fault free of charge. The estimated time of repair claim shall not exceed half an hour.
This call to review joins the list of Volkswagen Group, recently detected another bug, in this case, in the connector of the control unit to to 177,000 units of Volkswagen Passat manufactured between 2014 and 2015. Another of the most famous cases was the failure in the airbag Takata, which affected the beginning of the year 680.000 vehicles of the German brand in the united States.
Source – Automotive News
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