VW, Porsche Recalling 800.000 SUVs Over Possible Pedal Issue

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Source:   —  March 25, 2016, at 11:26 PM

Volkswagen said Thursday that it'south recalling 391.000 Touaregs worldwide because of a problem that was detected in internal checks with "possible loosening of a retaining ring on the bearing obstruct of the pedal system." The vehicles concerned are 2011-2016 models.

VW, Porsche Recalling 800.000 SUVs Over Possible Pedal Issue

Volkswagen and its Porsche unit declare they're recalling a total of about 800.000 Touareg and Cayenne SUVs worldwide because of a potential problem with the pedal system.

Volkswagen said Thursday that it's recalling 391.000 Touaregs worldwide because of a problem that was detected in internal checks with "possible loosening of a retaining ring on the bearing obstruct of the pedal system." The vehicles concerned are 2011-2016 models.

Porsche said the recall also affects just over 409.000 of its Cayenne SUVs, made in the same years.

Volkswagen said it'll contact owners of the cars and aims to examine the vehicles as quickly as possible, with the checks expected to get less than half an hr each.

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