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Volkswagen Group Australia - VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT, GOLF, ARTEON

recall information

Recall number
REC-003817
PRA number
2017/16441
Campaign number
4212
Original published date

make and model information

Make
VOLKSWAGEN
Model
PASSAT, GOLF, ARTEON
Affected units
64

Identifying features

see attached VIN list
VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Certain Volkswagen Passat, Golf and Arteon models of a limited production period may have had the rear wheel bearing housing manufactured with an insufficient case hardening.

What are the hazards?

A possible fracture of a wheel bearing housing could significantly impair the road holding of the vehicle, posing an accident hazard to the vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact 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

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.

Product type