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Volkswagen recalls 5,869 cars on problems with fuel pump in China

(Xinhua) Updated: 2015-05-04 09:45

BEIJING - German carmaker Volkswagen and its joint venture in China FAW-Volkswagen will recall a total of 5,869 cars in China due to problems with fuel pumps, according to China's quality watchdog.

The recalls, which starts on July 8, involves eight imported Golf Variant, produced in June of 2014, 512 imported Audi A3 40TFSI, made between Dec 2013 and March 2014, 4,377 Golf A7 1.4T, manufactured between April and June of 2014, as well as 972 Audi A3 35TFSI, made between April and July of 2014, according to a notice issued by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

Some of the above-mentioned cars might have abnormal or disfunctioning fuel pumps, which might cause inability to start the cars or, under some extreme circumstances, lead to the flameout.

The company will contact clients and replace the flawed parts free of charge.

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