Hubco Automotive Ltd—K459 Fitting Kit for Prorack or Whispbar Roof-rack

Identifying features

K459 model number

What are the defects?

The fitting kit may become loose, resulting in detachment from the moving vehicle.

What are the hazards?

There is potential for serious injury or death due to components detaching and striking other road users.

What should consumers do?

Users should immediately cease using the roof racks that are attached with this fitting kit on the affected vehicles. Consumers should contact Hubco Automotive Ltd on Freephone: 1800 143 584 or email, who will arrange for the product to be returned for reimbursement.

Traders who sold this product

30 distributors across Australia, mainly in NSW and QLD

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 25 November 2009 - 16 January 2012

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission