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Volkswagen LED lights are defective, recalls 700,000 vehicles


Volkswagen said on August 20 that it will recall 700,000 SUVs worldwide. The company warned that if the lights installed on the sunroof of these SUVs get wet, there may be a short circuit. The heat generated by the short circuit will damage the roof and, in extreme cases, cause spontaneous fire.

According to reports, the damp will cause the short-distance light of the panoramic roof of the affected car, and according to the Volkswagen spokesperson, the heat generated by the short circuit of the LED display module may cause damage to the roof and may cause the vehicle to catch fire. In Germany, approximately 52,500 Volkswagen cars were affected.

A Volkswagen spokesperson said the company is currently working on a solution. At the same time, the owner can continue to use the vehicle unless they find signs of a short circuit in the vehicle, including ambient light that is not working or burnt.

In fact, the Volkswagen Group has not yet emerged from the car cancer-causing issue. Previously, the Volkswagen Group said that because its electric vehicle is equipped with a cadmium-containing charging plug, and cadmium is a heavy metal, it is considered to be a carcinogen and harmful to human organs, so it may be forced to recall 124,000 Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche. The brand of electric cars.

In response, the relevant person in charge of Volkswagen (China) said in an interview: “The information on the relevant issues is being collected.” Regarding whether the new energy vehicles have flowed into the Chinese market and what measures will be taken to ensure battery safety in the future, Volkswagen There is no positive response from the car (China).

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