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Recall roundup: Volkswagen 1.8t powered vehicles


Volkswagen has announced a recall affecting models powered by the 1.8 liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. The German based automaker Volkswagen has recently announced a recall for the 1.8 liter turbocharged powered vehicles. The models in question include the Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle Convertible, for a total of 26,452 units. “Due to a supplier material change during the production of the transmission ...
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