MY2009/10 Volkswagen cars affected by possible ABS fault…
A number of Volkswagen models sold in Australia last decade are being recalled over concerns they could have a possible brake system fault.
The recalls are being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), with the recall notice advising that the thermal overload within the ABS control unit can interrupt the current flow to the ABS control unit.
This would stop the ABS from functioning correctly and would illuminate the warning light on the dash.
A failed ABS/ESC system can restrict the protection provided.
This can lead to a danger of an accident, especially in critical driving situations.
Owners of affected Volkswagen vehicles will be contacted in writing and the software for the ABS/ESC control unit that regularly checks the function of the unit will be updated.