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For the items supplied by the custom body manufacturer/coachwork specialist,
the associated conditions of warranty apply. Warranty claims associated with
complaints to the items supplied can therefore not be made within the scope of
warranty for the Volkswagen Transporter.
The responsibility for design and assembly of custom body parts and conversions for the interior or exterior of the vehicle,
and any consequent defects to the base vehicles caused as a result, is placed wholly on the custom body
manufacturer/coachwork specialist. With a view to the diversity of modifications and different end uses, the notes given by
Volkswagen AG herein are restricted to the provision that they have not carried out any trials on the modified vehicles
themselves. Modifications can result in changes to the properties of the vehicle.
For reasons of liability, it is therefore necessary for the custom body
manufacturer/coachwork specialist to offer, in writing, the following notice to its
customers:
Due to modifications to your Volkswagen Transporter, the properties of the
vehicle have been affected.
Please understand that Volkswagen AG can accept no liability for any negative
effects that may have been brought about by modifications to the vehicle.
If there is uncertainty as to whether a defect or damage has been caused by
Volkswagen or the custom/converted body parts from the custom body manufacturer, an assumption will be made in the
relationship between Volkswagen and the custom body manufacturer that the custom/converted body
parts were the cause.
Volkswagen AG reserves the right in special circumstances to demand proof of
the information provided by the customer.
Legal entitlement to a permit for body customisation measures is fundamentally
not granted, even if a permit was granted in the past.
For modifications, all valid legal motor vehicle technology regulations
and guidelines (underride protection, lighting equipment, etc.) and other
relevant regulations, e.g. with regards to environmental issues and
vehicle safety, must be observed.
*In place of modifications , the precise work measures carried out can also be
specified here, e.g. installation of camping equipment , modification of
wheelbase , box body .
Note: Subject to errors and technical amendments. The electronic version of the body guidelines is the decisive source of up-to-date data on body guidelines (online body
guidelines). Data status August 2007
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