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Volkswagen to Recall Nearly 50,000 Imported Beetle, Golf Variant Units in China

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NewsHubVolkswagen will call back 49,480 vehicles in China starting Feb. 6 due to brake design defects, the country’s quality watchdog announced on Tuesday.
The recall will affect imported Beetles manufactured between July 1, 2012 and Aug. 6, 2015 and imported Golf Variant produced from July 1, 2012 to July 6, 2013, according to a statement released by China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine (ASDIQ) as reported by state-backed Xinhua News.
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A problem in the noise filters can reportedly trigger difficulty with breaking when the affected cars are in cruise control for long periods of time, the ASDIQ noted. It further stressed that the glitch formed a “hidden safety risk. ”
Volkswagen advised all car owners affected to stop using the cruise control system and has offered to fix the defect free of charge.

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