Original published date
make and model information
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
Due to a manufacturing issue, the rear wheel bearing housing may fracture. If this occurs it could result in loss of vehicle control.
What are the hazards?
A loss of vehicle control could increase the risk of an accident causing injury or death of vehicle occupants and/or other road users.
What should consumers do?
Owners can contact their preferred Volkswagen dealer to schedule an appointment to have the vehicle inspected and rectified free of charge.
Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Volkswagen Group Australia
1800 504 076
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.