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Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd. - VOLKSWAGEN AMAROK 2016 - 2018

recall information

Recall number
REC-001391
PRA number
2017/16504
Campaign number
48O1
Original published date

make and model information

Make
VOLKSWAGEN
Model
AMAROK
Year range
2016 - 2018
Affected units
6,328

Identifying features

see attached VIN List
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

A clip fitted incorrectly during production may damage the power steering return hose. Hydraulic fluid could be discharged and a loss of power steering assistance would be experienced.

What are the hazards?

An unexpected power steering failure may affect the handling of the vehicle, causing a possible safety risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contract their nearest Volkswagen dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For further information,consumers can contact their local Volkswagen Authorised Service Centre or contact Volkswagen Customer Care on 1800 607 822.
Supplier details
Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd.

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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