Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd - SKODA Superb, Octavia 2020 - 2024

recall information

Recall number
REC-005899
Campaign number
47U5
Original published date

make and model information

Make
SKODA
Model
Superb, Octavia
Year range
2020 - 2024
Affected units
3,801
Variant applicability
All variants within this model

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Due to a manufacturing issue, the heat shield between the brake master cylinder and the exhaust may have been incorrectly fitted. As a result, a connection to the brake fluid reservoir could melt. If this occurs, brake fluid may leak and cause a reduction in braking performance and/or if brake fluid leaks on to a hot exhaust there is a risk of a vehicle fire.

What are the hazards?

A reduction in braking performance and/or a vehicle fire could increase the risk of an accident causing serious injury or death to vehicle occupants, other road users or bystanders and/or damage property.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected vehicles can contact their preferred Skoda dealership to schedule an appointment to have the vehicle inspected and rectified, free of charge.
Supplier details
Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Skoda Australia
Contact phone
1800 607 540
Contact email
recalls@myskoda.com.au

Responsible regulator

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

Product type