Callback for VW Amarok Problem in the world 200,000 cars
The Amarok Pick-up, especially in South America, a popular VW model. Now, security showed up problems in the case of a spare wheel bracket. In Germany only relatively few vehicles are affected.
At Volkswagen, a recall of the Pick-ups Amarok is. In worldwide, around 200,000 copies of the model there are, according to the Kraftfahrt-Bundesamt (KBA), problems with the fixation of the spare wheel.
This could be “due to limited functional attachment in the transport area”, – stated in the case of the Bay of authority. “The measure is granted.”
In Germany only relatively few vehicles are currently probably to be affected – approximately 9000. VW said the recall itself is not yet started. As a next step, the KBA is expected that the car manufacturer makes the application to the data of the affected Amarok-holder, so that the action can be prepared.
It comes to cars of model years 2016 to 2020. Officially known as an accident from Argentina had so far. The KBA is investigating whether the recall needs to be monitored. Volkswagen now wants to prevent with a complementary bracket on the body that can solve the spare wheel. “Strong dust entries are not able to cause the winds stops,” said the statement.
The VW subsidiary, for light-duty vehicles produced in addition to the Amarok and the Transporter, the Crafter and the Caddy as well as a variety of derived models. The planned new edition of the Amarok is made in Argentina, in cooperation with the US car maker Ford.