Volkswagen to recall 103,569 vehicles in China

Beijing, April 6 (IANS) Volkswagen will recall 103,569 vehicles in China to replace a missing part without which the brake pedals may dislodge, said a General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine statement.

The recall, set to begin on April 18, affects imported Touareg vehicles manufactured between January 12, 2010 and January 19, 2016, Xinhua cited the statement as saying.

The automaker said the brake pedal pivot pin of the affected vehicles may be missing a circlip.

If the brake pedal dislodges, the driver may not be able to apply the brakes, increasing the risk of a crash.

Volkswagen promised to check all affected vehicles and replace any defective parts free of charge.

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