Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — MY17 and MY18 Amarok

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached VIN List

What are the defects?

A clip fitted incorrectly during production may damage the power steering return hose. Hydraulic fluid could be discharged and a loss of power steering assistance would be experienced.

What are the hazards?

An unexpected power steering failure may affect the handling of the vehicle, causing a possible safety risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contract 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 and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category