On affected vehicles the fuel filter may crack around inlet connection. This will allow fuel to leak which may cause a smell within the vehicle interior and possibly contaminate the road environment. This may affect the handling of the vehicle and of other traffic..
When was it announced?
Dec 5, 2014
What action are Volkswagen taking?
Check type of filter fitted. If not of improved type then replace with improved filter.
Does this affect your Polo?
This issue affects Polo (1.2 ltr/55 kw common rail diesel engines), this particular recall is for the Polo.
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Apr 1, 2010 - Apr 1, 2014
If your car is affected please get in touch with your Volkswagen dealer and quote reference 20U7