Volkswagenwerk Aktiengesellschaft for New Volkswagen Automobiles
and Genuine Volkswagen Parts
This warranty applies to automotive vehicles of Volkswagen-werk Aktiengesellschat (VW) of all models and types, as well as parts for such automotive vehicles (including exchange units), to the extent that such automotive vehicles and parts are supplied by VW (VW Products). This warranty covers parts manufactured by VW itself, as well as such parts manufactured by VW itself, as well as such parts which VW acquires from other manufacturers and either installs or suppliers as parts.
1 – Warranty claims can be
made only through an authorized VW dealer or authorized VW repair
shop. They must be made forthwith upon ascertainment of the
defects. The repairs must be performed in the repair shop of an
authorized VW dealer or in an authorized VW repair shop.
2 – VW warrants VW
products to be free of defects in material and workmanship
according to current industrial standards. The warranty becomes
effective at the time of delivery of the VW product by the
authorized VW dealer, or the authorized VW repair ship, to the
customer. The warranty expires six months thereafter or when the
VW product has been driven or used over a distance of six thousand
miles, whichever event shall first occur.
As to VW vehicles assembled
outside of Germany, the warranty of VW is limited to those
components which are supplied by VW.
3 – The obligation under
this warranty is limited, at the election of VW to the replacement
or repair of such parts as shall be acknowledged by VW to be
defective in materials or workmanship. At the request of VW.
Parts to be replaced must be exhibited or shipped from the office
where the claim is made through the proper distributor or
Exclusive Importer to VW or its designee. All parts which shall
have been replaced shall become the property of VW.
No charge shall be made to
the customer with respect to the removal or installation of parts
or wit respect to freight incurred pursuant to this warranty.
4 – The warranty is
expressly in lieu of all other express or implied warranties,
obligations, or liabilities of VW and of the selling dealer
whether for direct or consequential damage or otherwise,
including obligations for breach of express or implied conditions
and including, but not by way of limitation, express or implied
warranties of merchantability or fitness for any particular
5 – There shall be no
right of rescission or to a reduction of the purchase price unless
VW should not be in a position to cure the defect.
6 – The warranty is fully
If the VW Product has been interfered with by
unauthorized persons in any manner not approved by VW; or
parts have been installed the use which has not been approved by
And if the sole judgment of
VW the damage is causally related to the interference in case (a)
or to the installation of unapproved parts in case (b).
The warranty will also be
fully discharged if the customer has not complied with the
instructions (Instruction Manual) of VW for the operation of the
7 – Normal wear and tear
is excepted from the warranty. The same applies to damage brought
about by neglect or improper handling, including, but not by way
of limitation, damage due to storage or corrosion.