Volkswagen Group Australia is recalling 608 examples of the T-Roc, Golf, Passat, Tiguan and Arteon as there’s the possibility of an engine bay fire.
“Due to manufacturing issue, the engine compartment cover may become loose,” says the company in its recall notice.
“If this occurs the engine cover may move and touch the turbocharger resulting in smouldering damage or an engine bay fire.”
- A total of 608 vehicles are affected
- The VIN list is attached here
- The original recall notice is attached here
If you own an affected vehicle you’ll need to contact an authorised Volkswagen dealer to schedule in an appointment for a free fix.
If you have any further questions, you can call Volkswagen on 1800 504 076.