Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Volkswagen Passat and Arteon MY2016-MY2018

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN lists

What are the defects?

Certain Passat and Arteon models with a Panorama sunroof installed within a limited production period have a bonded joint between the sunroof trim panel and the sunroof frame, which may have had the incorrect primer used as part of the installation/repair process.

What are the hazards?

The sunroof trim panel may detach from the sunroof frame. If the trim detaches whilst driving, it may endanger other road users or lead to an accident.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen will be contacting affected consumers. Owners of affected vehicles can also contact the Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am-8pm AEST) or visit to arrange for a repair.

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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