Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd - VOLKSWAGEN GOLF 2018 - 2019

recall information

Recall number
REC-001413
PRA number
2019/17362
Campaign number
72H8
Original published date

make and model information

Make
VOLKSWAGEN
Model
GOLF
Year range
2018 - 2019
Affected units
1,504

Identifying features

See attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The welded connection of the rear seat bench may not have been correctly connected.

What are the hazards?

In the event of an accident, the head restraint of the rear seat backrest installed in the vehicle may not be fully effective, potentially increasing the risk of an injury to the occupant.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Volkswagen Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair.

For further information, contact the Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076 (toll-free), between 8.30 am and 8 pm Monday to Friday (AEST) or email recalls@myvw.com.au
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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