Volkswagen receives go-ahead from a Federal Motor Transport Authority for a alteration of models with a 1.6-litre EA 189 TDI engine

Posted on 04. Nov, 2016 by in Volkswagen Canada


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• Implementation of a technical resolution starts for 2.6 million influenced Group models
• Official go-ahead for all sizes of EA 189 TDI engines has now been given
• Customers being shortly and directly informed, afterwards means to book a seminar revisit but delay

The technical solutions for 2.6 vehicles with EA 189 1.6-litre TDI engines have been authorized by a Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA). Implementation can therefore shortly start on a initial of a vehicles of a third and final engine size. The car keepers will be told in period over a entrance weeks. All influenced business can afterwards book their car in for a alteration during an certified seminar during a time of their choosing.

The alteration in a box of a EA 189 1.6-litre TDI engines involves a program update. In addition, a supposed upsurge conditioner is being bound directly upstream of a atmosphere mass meter. The doing will take reduction than an hour of operative time.

The KBA has pronounced but gift that a doing of a technical solutions for these models causes no unpropitious changes to fuel expenditure levels, opening information or sound emissions. The KBA had formerly already endorsed this for all other models authorized for a recall. After a modification, a vehicles also do all orthodox mandate and a duly germane emissions standards.

The alteration of vehicles with influenced 2.0-litre TDI engines began behind during a start of a year. The doing of a technical solutions for influenced models with EA 189 1.2-litre TDI engines is also underneath way. With KBA capitulation now carrying been given for a final engine distance organisation as well, work will shortly start on a alteration for vehicles with a influenced EA 189 engine. It is so now probable to move influenced models with 1.2-litre, 1.6-litre and 2.0-litre TDI engines adult to due standard.

In Germany business are being sensitive in a two-stage process. In theatre one, all of a owners endangered were already told this open that their car is influenced by a alteration programme by a minute concluded with a authorities. As shortly as a technical solutions for a indication have been authorized and are available, a business are being asked in a second created communication to book their car in with a partner business of their choice. This communication has now been sent to a owners of vehicles with a 1.6-litre TDI engine as well.

Volkswagen is stability to put each bid into implementing a technical solutions and will scold all vehicles influenced by a NOx issue. This is being finished in tighten conference with a applicable authorities. The business will catch no costs as a outcome of a technical measures being carried out. As partial of a remember routine all business are also being offering an suitable deputy means of ride giveaway of charge.

The vehicles influenced are technically protected and roadworthy. Between now and their modification, they can continue to be used on a highway but any restrictions. The compulsory technical solutions are being implemented opposite Europe formed on a report and movement devise concluded with a KBA.

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