Field Remedy: 1510

Subject: Engine or drivetrain - Damaged due to Tuning


Complaint: Engine or drivetrain damages.

Cause: Tuning of petrol and diesel engines.



The number of offers for engine tuning kits for petrol and diesel engines with electronic injection is growing.

An increasing number of engine damages as well as damages of the drivetrain have been caused by engine tuning.

We have to point out that such manipulated vehicles will be taken out of warranty immediately. Repair works have to be paid by the customer.

Furthermore we have to stress that manipulated vehicles do not fulfill the type approval requirements as well as the vehicle insurance will expire.