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Old 07-21-2015, 04:06 PM   #43
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Mine showed up 2011 cbfa. I had it replaced last winter around 30k. I wish it had more details about how many miles this "inspection" will be good for.
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Old 07-21-2015, 04:07 PM   #44
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well, apparently the full recall isn't live yet. i have a service campaign but no recall. I'll check it again tomorrow.

EDIT: i should say that i'm on my 4th pump.

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Old 07-21-2015, 04:08 PM   #45
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2012, service campaign popped up for me...i've had mine replaced twice now
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Old 07-21-2015, 04:08 PM   #46
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Mine shows up. '14 Wolfsburg. Had mine originally replaced at 10k and I'm now at 25k on that replacement pump.

I too am wondering if they made a newer revised one since. Or do I just wait until this one craps out?
Woa, we are awfully close in failure mileage and current, lol. Failed around 10k, currently sit at 21k on my 2014 with the replacement pump.

I'm thinking to just wait. If it ain't broke, maybe not fix it? Might get a crappy tech who ends up doing more damage than good during the repair. Might not worth the headache just yet.
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Old 07-21-2015, 04:16 PM   #47
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Just checked the website and no hit on my 2013. Called customer care to make sure and she assured me there was not one on my car at the moment. She did say it could be expanded though. Not sure if they are just looking at certain engine codes or not right now. I know in humble mechanics video the one he was looking at that had failed was a ccta engine. His video was made well before this notice though. Just turned 48k on my ccta this morning and seems to be no issue yet. Just out of curiosity. What engine code do you guys have that are showing up with the recall/service campaign listed for yours? I have the extended warranty through 100k so i would be covered anyway. This is a good thing that they are doing something about it though.
My engine is CBFA.
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Old 07-21-2015, 05:15 PM   #48
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2013 Drivers Edition - got the news that I qualify. Though due to ankle surgery, I won't be driving anywhere for another couple weeks. Guess I can make an appointment for them to inspect at that point.

Now I have had my coolant tank become completely empty, thinking it was the water pump failure, only to be told, the water pump was fine, and sometimes it just dumps all the coolant for no apparent reason. They refilled, and I have been fine every since. Still can't figure out how the entire coolant tank can drain itself for no apparent reason.
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Old 07-21-2015, 05:27 PM   #49
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13 Wolfsburg MT => nothing yet here.
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Old 07-21-2015, 05:58 PM   #50
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My car qualifies but does it matter i still have the factory warranty.
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Old 07-21-2015, 06:25 PM   #51
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My 2014 CBFA showed up as needing action, but I do not plan to go to the dealership unless I absolutely have to. I would rather have them give me the parts and take it to someone I know I can trust.
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Old 07-21-2015, 07:51 PM   #52
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Yep. Mine is live, too. Of course, the 1st one was replaced already at 9k miles. It's got 25k now, so maybe.............................
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:06 PM   #53
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Sounds like this is one of those recalls for only those under 5 year power train warranty. It would make sense, since its not life endangering type of thing, so it might be too late for you and me.
Well that makes sense.

This is only a service campaign, so they will just check and see if it's leaking, if not you will be sent on your way. I would rather they extend the warranty like the intake manifold.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:26 PM   #54
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Well I will be making the drive to San Diego for BIG SoCal Euro in early September, which is about 150 miles.

Last year I was on my way home from that same event when mine went out. Luckily I had just made it home. Went back down to grab my luggage and there was piss everywhere.

So maybe this time i'll get the new one just before going down there.
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Old 07-21-2015, 08:56 PM   #55
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I hate when I see these water pump threads. Since this car is basically my only car I'll be SOL if this thing goes out. But I am glad to see the extension of warranty repair/replacing.
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Old 07-21-2015, 09:05 PM   #56
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I cut the tether off. When I get to the pump, I remove the cap and chuck it into the nearest bush, patch of trees, or some sort of wet lands. I pump gas. Then I spend anywhere from 5 to 165 minutes retrieving the cap. I screw it back on and drive away. I'm not letting it dangle against the paint and I don't know any better way.
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