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Volkswagen issues massive recall in China due to DSG issue

By SYF77 on 22 Mar 2013

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Volkswagen will recall 384,181 vehicles in China due to the seven-speed DSG transmission issues. The recall was announced by China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

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Volkswagen admitted in a statement that in isolated cases, an electronic malfunction in the control unit or a lack of oil pressure inside the gearbox mechatronics may result in a power interruption.

The recall was triggered by a shown on China Central Television (CCTV) where, VW’s DSG transmissions were said to be responsible for causing cars to speed up or slow down unintentionally.

Causing over US$618 million, the recall will affect over 21 models including the Passat, Sagitar (Jetta), Golf, Touran as well as imported models like the Audi A3. In May 2012, VW agreed to extend the warranty for its DSG gearbox to 10 years after primilinary investigations were made regarding the faulty gearboxes.

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I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



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