Hubco Automotive Ltd—Prorack Fitting Kits for Roof Racks

Identifying features

Kit Number Vehicle Listing
K508 Mitsubishi ASX 5dr SUV 2010+ IR
K491 Audi A3 Sportback 5dr 2005+ IR
K421 Audi A4 Avant 5dr Wagon2008+ IR
K422 Audi A6 Avant 5dr Wagon2005+ IR
K393 Audi Q7 5dr SUV2006 + IR

What are the defects?

The fitting kits for the Prorack and Whispbar roof racks can become loose and detach from the roof of an affected vehicle.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs and the roof rack becomes detached while the vehicle is in motion, this poses a serious risk to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers should detach and cease using the roof racks that are attached with these fitting kits. Hubco Automotive Ltd will organise for the return of the product and arrange for customers to receive a replacement product or a refund.

Traders who sold this product

Sold through roof rack specialist or automotive accessory stores

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2009 - 22 May 2013

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

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

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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