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Volkswagen to recall 103,569 vehicles in China

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-04-06 15:49

BEIJING - Volkswagen will recall 103,569 vehicles in China to replace a missing part without which the brake pedals may dislodge, according to a statement issued by of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

The recall, set to begin on April 18, affects imported Touareg vehicles manufactured between Jan. 12, 2010 and Jan. 19, 2016, the statement said.

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.

Owners can contact Volkswagen on 400-188-0888 for further information.

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