Volkswagen to recall up to 220,000 cars due to a problem with seatbelt lock

The infamous German carmaker Volkswagen (VW) has recently announced it will recall around 220,000 of its new (2018) Polo vehicles in the coming weeks due to a problem with the rear seatbelt lock.
According to Reuters, the recall concerned a technical problem where the rear left seatbelt could be unintentionally released in some rare situations, for example during a fast lane change when the vehicle had five passengers on board.
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“All current Polo models are affected in SA since its launch earlier this year. VW will communicate with affected owners in due course.” Volkswagen South Africa said to Wheels24 in a statement.

In the next coming weeks, Volkswagen will begin their recall campaign and customers will receive a letter so as to plan an appointment with a Volkswagen service partner.
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