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Safety RECALL Altea TDI

Discussion in 'Altea - includes XL and Freetrack' started by hibitdat, Mar 15, 2005.

  1. hibitdat

    hibitdat Leon FR TDI 150 Plat Grey

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    Hi All,

    Got a letter this morning saying my Altea 2.0TDI is subject to the recall concerning the bolts on the fuel pump cover so this does not appear to only effect older TDI's as had been thought elsewhere.
    My letter refers to the 'Checking of the Tandem Fuel Pump' whatever that bit is!
    Has anyone else had this letter yet? I will of course call up the dealers tomorrow...
     
  2. Dudemeister

    Dudemeister ALTEA 2.0TDI SE Black Mag

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    yep - got mine the other day. You beat me to the post!!

    Will check with local dealer when i have some spare time.

    Let me know your outcome?
     
  3. LCR_225

    LCR_225 Daddy's little tick turd

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    Not all cars will need them changing
     
  4. Tell

    Tell Full Member

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    I haven't got one...[yet]... mine was built circa November 2004.
     
  5. loadswine

    loadswine loadswine

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    Not got one yet either, think mine was made in August or September.
     
  6. Dudemeister

    Dudemeister ALTEA 2.0TDI SE Black Mag

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    how do you find the build date??

    We collected ours early september 2004.
     
  7. Tell

    Tell Full Member

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    The dealer could have told you if it was built to order. They say phone up in this week X, and we can check whether it is being built. Mine was October now since I was away for November and it spent that time being shipped over. It might have something stamped on it some where ?..... It will be in the Seat computer system for sure. But no I have had no recall notice yet.
     
  8. ALT54

    ALT54 Full Member

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    I have had one. My Altea was checked yesterday and found not to need the work. :D
    Paul
     
  9. Craig Senior

    Craig Senior I've been Tango'd

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    See posts 14 & 15 in this thread for details of the affected pumps.

    Clicky
     
    #9 Craig Senior, Mar 16, 2005
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  10. hibitdat

    hibitdat Leon FR TDI 150 Plat Grey

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    Spoke with my local today. Aparently they are all being recalled to at least be checked regardless of the build date...
     
  11. spyke85

    spyke85 I Like Cheese!

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    They are checking the tandem fuel pumps across the VAG range, the amount of Audi customers asking me about it when i pick their car up
     
  12. hibitdat

    hibitdat Leon FR TDI 150 Plat Grey

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    Had my Altea check a couple of weeks ago and since its fitted with a Bosch pump its not affected aparently...
     
  13. Tell

    Tell Full Member

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    Well I haven't had any recall notice myself.
     
  14. Dudemeister

    Dudemeister ALTEA 2.0TDI SE Black Mag

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    Had mine check by the dealer yesterday while in for its first service. Confirmed that i had the bosch pump fitted so i am OK/ Although i checked it myself a few months back and knew already.
     
  15. ALTEA DUDE

    ALTEA DUDE 2.0 TDi Sport

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    How do you check yourself if its fitted with a Bosch pump?
     
  16. Lambfoot

    Lambfoot Guest

    Not exactly current I know, but someone may be interested:

    The Mercedes-Benz club of Russia(!) has a website ,in English, where it is possible to type in the VIN number and gain access to factory build data, including the build date.
    Not much use to SEAT owners I know, but perhaps one of you hackers out there could establish something similar?

    www.mbclub.ru/mb/vin.
     
  17. seremotors

    seremotors Dave the Parts Manager

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    anyone with doubts give me your chassis number i will check for outstanding recalls. its a modified gasket and bolts, only certain vehicles (across the whole vag range) are affected. if you get a letter, ask your dealer to preorder the bits in case you need them - saves 2 visits lol
     
  18. Tenbellies

    Tenbellies Guest

    just booked mine in to be safe :D
     
  19. Tenbellies

    Tenbellies Guest

    seat Chesterfield The guy as very nice and i managed to blag a leon cupra for a couple of hours :) while they do it :lol:
     
  20. Tenbellies

    Tenbellies Guest

    wire harness recall as sorted the problem for now time will tell :D
     

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