Reason for recall: It has been identified that due to an incorrectly sewn-in tension wire strap for the back-rest cover of the front seats there may be contact between the tension wire of the seat and the filaments of the seat heater. The resulting short circuit can lead to fire damage on the front seat covers.
When was it announced?
Apr 30, 2007
What action are Volkswagen taking?
Recalled vehicles will have the tension wires of the front seats insulated.
Does this affect your Polo?
This issue affects POLO (with heated cloth seats), this particular recall is for the Polo.
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May 1, 2006 - Feb 28, 2007
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Volkswagen dealer and quote reference R/2007/050