Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Tiguan AD and Tiguan Allspace BW MY2015-2018

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN lists

What are the defects?

Subsequent heating in the LED module for the sunroof background lighting may result in a short circuit due to humidity ingress into the LED module.

What are the hazards?

Consequently, this may result in failure of the background lighting and subsequent heating can cause scorching damage/burning smell. Under unfavourable conditions a vehicle fire may occur.

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 recalls@myvw.com.au

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