make and model information
What are the defects?
On some Caddy vehicles the attachments of the ball pin for the gas pressure spring on the D pillar can loosen. It cannot be ruled out that the ball pin will subsequently tear off because of the increased strain.
What are the hazards?
If the defect occurs, the boot lid can drop down unexpectedly and may pose an injury risk.
Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.