Volkswagen Group Australia — Passat, Golf and Arteon

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

Certain Volkswagen Passat, Golf and Arteon models of a limited production period may have had the rear wheel bearing housing manufactured with an insufficient case hardening.

What are the hazards?

A possible fracture of a wheel bearing housing could significantly impair the road holding of the vehicle, posing an accident hazard to the vehicle occupants.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contact their nearest Volkswagen dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.

For further information, consumers can contact their local Volkswagen Authorised Service Centre or contact Volkswagen Customer Care on 1800 607 822.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Volkswagen dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development
Product category