The German automaker Volkswagen has yet again announced a recall of its affecting models which are being powered by four-cylinder turbocharged 1.8 liter engine.
Volkswagen recently declared the recall of the models which include the Beetle and Beetle Convertible along with Jetta and Passat. The number of total units being recalled is 26,452.
According to a press release issued by the German company, “Due to a supplier material change during the production of the transmission oil cooler, the O-ring seals in affected vehicles are out of specification. If the O-rings do not completely seal between the oil cooler and transmission, a fluid leak may result.”
The new recall will affect the models being mentioned above that are manufactured between the 1st of February, 2014, and the 6th of April, 2014. It is stated that out of the total 26,452 units of the vehicles, 1,655 are customer cars.
The recall will start soon and the company will replace the defective part and place a new one without any charges. Volkswagen confirmed that so far no injuries or fire being reported related to the issue of the defective O-ring.
The concerned owners of the defected models will be announced on the recall. They will also be instructed on meeting with an authorized Volkswagen dealer. More details on the issue can be gathered from your local Volkswagen dealer.