Toyota Australia is recalling 30,205 examples of the Kluger SUV to fix an issue that may cause the lower resin front bumper to detach if it’s damaged.

This recall affects Kluger petrol and hybrid models produced between March 2021 and August 2023.

“The lower resin bumper cover may detach if damaged during vehicle operation,” said the company in its recall notice.

“If the lower bumper detaches, it could cause a potential road hazard and increase the risk of an accident and serious injury or death to vehicle occupants and/or other road users.”

  • A total of 30,205 vehicles are affected
  • The VIN list is attached here
  • The original recall notice is attached here

If you own an affected vehicle you’ll be contacted in writing to make an appointment at your preferred Toyota dealer to have the lower resin bumper inspected and improved fasteners installed, free of charge.

Toyota claims inspection and installation of the retention hardware will take approximately one hour, though in some cases the bumper cover may need to be replaced, which will take around 2.4 hours. This depends on the dealer’s work schedule.

If you have further questions you can contact the Toyota Recall Assist Helpline on 1800 987 366.

MORE: Everything Toyota Kluger

Jack Quick

Jack Quick is an automotive journalist based in Melbourne. Jack studied journalism and photography at Deakin University in Burwood, and previously represented the university in dance nationally. In his spare time, he loves to pump Charli XCX and play a bit of Grand Theft Auto. He’s also the proud owner of a blue, manual 2020 Suzuki Jimny.

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