Recall of vw buses: doors could open while driving

recall of vw buses: doors could open while driving

With more than 200 worldwide.000 VW T6 buses have potentially dangerous problems with the door locking system.

In frosty conditions, there is a risk that "the doors may open unexpectedly during the journey," according to the federal motor transport authority (KBA). According to its own information, the flensburg authority is now monitoring a recall, in germany there are presumably just under 67.400 vehicles affected. However, no incidents with property damage or injured persons are known so far.

The first recalls had already started and were staggered according to markets, a spokesman for the light commercial vehicles in the VW group (VWN) explained on thursday morning. It started in countries with cold weather like russia or the scandinavian states, recently central europe joined in, southern europe will follow. The sheathing of the bowden cables was not properly sealed – therefore, in case of ice formation, the mechanics could freeze. Because the T6 are still quite new and usually had service warranty, one expects a quick solution of the problem in the workshops.

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