Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Volkswagen Tiguan R-Line MY2016-2020 - extended recall

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The roof spoiler can partially or completely detach from the vehicle, due to the use of an unsuitable adhesive.

What are the hazards?

If the roof spoiler was to detach while driving it could increase the likelihood of an accident that may endanger other road users. This could increase the risk of an accident and injury to vehicle occupants or other road users. In the event of a serious accident this may result in death.

What should consumers do?

Affected consumers will be contacted directly by Volkswagen to organise an inspection and repair, free of charge.

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 https://www.volkswagen.com.au/app/locals/find-dealer

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Volkswagen dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 June 2016 - 1 June 2020

Responsible regulator

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

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Product category