Volkswagen Group Australia — MY18 Tiguan Allspace

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Gas-filled shock absorbers on the rear axle may have an incorrect weld on the lower securing eye of the shock absorber.

What are the hazards?

The lower shock absorber attachment can come loose and affect vehicle handling, posing an accident risk.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Volkswagen Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair.

For further information consumers can contact the toll-free Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076, between 8.30 am and 8 pm Monday to Friday (AEST) or email

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Volkswagen dealers

Where the product was sold

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
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