Tailgate Glitch Prompts Recall of 589,000 VW Vans

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FRANKFURT, Feb 26 (Reuters) - German carmaker Volkswagen said on Wednesday it is recalling 589,000 Caddy small delivery vans globally to fix a condition that may cause an open tailgate to snap shut. The gas-pressure shock absorbers attached to the tail gate may get dislodged in some vehicles built between November 2003 and January 2013, VW said in a statement. Of the affected Caddy vans, 284,000 are in Germany. The news comes just three months after Volkswagen had to recall over 2.6 million ...

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