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Federal Consumer Attorney’s Office issues alerts on Mexico made vehicles

The Federal Consumer Attorney’s Office (Profeco) has issued vehicle alerts for possible manufacturer failures. Profepa says that the alerts include automobiles from Toyota Motor Sales of Mexico S. de RL de CV and four more from Volkswagen de Mexico SA de CV, two of which are representing the Audi brand.

The first alert is for Toyota’s Camry 2018, of which 13 potentially affected units have been marketed in Mexico. As a solution, an inspection on the pistons is being offered, and if necessary, the replacement of the engine assemble.

There was also an alert for the Sienna 2017 and Highlander 2018 from Toyota, of which 39 and 11 units have been commercialized in Mexico, respectively. The replacement of the vacuum pump is offered as a solution. In the case of Q5 from 2018 from Volkswagen de Mexico, SA de CV, representing the Audi brand, there are 350 possibly affected units that have been commercialized in Mexico.

The alert says they are offering to review and in some cases, repair the rear breaking system. Of the A4, A5 and A6 from 2018 from Volkswagen representing Audi, there are 195 units possibly affected in Mexico and they must be checked.

If necessary, the company will replace the cooling system pump. A warning was also issued for the 2018 models of Golf and GTI of Volkswagen for 91 potentially affected units that were commercialized in Mexico. Of these, the air of the hydraulic brake system must be purged to eliminate any bubble residue.

Finally Profepo says that the 2017 Vento, of which there are 4,250 units possibly affected in Mexico, the rings should be removed and replaced by new ones.