Safety Recalls Database

Manufacturers sometimes recall vehicles when defects in their design or production become evident. These can range from minor problems to major faults that affect a vehicle's safety and performance.

The list below shows all current recalls.   More about recalls >>

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WESTERN STAR  4800 Model years 2016-2018

Recalled:
13 Nov 2018

Statement:
Daimler Trucks North America have alerted Penske Commercial Vehicles that a defect that relates to motor vehicle safety exists specific Western Star model vehicles manufactured September 12, 2016, through February 6, 2018. On certain vehicles, the bulkhead pass through power cable stud with an attached gasket seal may not protrude through the bulkhead adequately. If improperly installed, the power cable stud may contact the bulkhead, resulting in potential arcing, which may increase the risk of a fire. There are 42 New Zealand vehicles involved in this campaign. All affected vehicles will require the bulkhead pass through power cable stud to be inspected and replaced as needed.

Instructions:
Parts are now available for authorised dealers to order. Advance arrangements are needed for this recall. Contact your authorised dealer to arrange to have your vehicle(s) modified and to have parts ordered prior to your arrival. The Recall will take between 30 mins and 3 hours to complete and will be performed at no charge to you. Please be aware that you may be liable for any progressive damage that results from your failure to complete the Recall within a reasonable time after receiving notification. When you contact your Western Star dealer, refer to campaign number FL766.

Website:
www.penskenz.com/

Campaign Number:
FL766

Contact:
Andries Els

Email:
aels@penskecv.co.nz

Product Identifiers:
4800 2016 - 2018

VOLKSWAGEN  TRANSPORTER Model year 2018

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On T6 vehicles of a limited production period there may be insufficient protection for smaller passengers in the front seat because of faulty passenger airbags.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
69U2

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TRANSPORTER 2018

VOLKSWAGEN  TIGUAN Model years 2018-2019

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On Tiguan Allspace vehicles of a limited production period the gas-filled shock absorbers on the rear axle may have been fitted with an incorrect welding on the lower securing eye of the absorber.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
42I8

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TIGUAN 2018 - 2019 (Tiguan Allspace)

VOLKSWAGEN  TIGUAN Model years 2018-2019

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On Tiguan Allspace vehicles of a limited production period faulty passenger airbags may have been fitted. When the passenger airbag module was produced the airbag may have been incorrectly packed. As a result, there is risk that in case of a deployment the airbag may not open up correctly and would therefore be ineffective. This could lead to injuries of vehicle occupants.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
69W9

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TIGUAN 2018 - 2019 (Tiguan Allspace)

VOLKSWAGEN  TIGUAN Model year 2018

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On Tiguan Allspace vehicles of a certain production period one or both nuts of the bolted connections of the front (left and right) swivel joints on the wheel bearing housing may not have been tightened with the correct torque.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
40N5

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TIGUAN 2018 (Tiguan Allspace)

VOLKSWAGEN  TIGUAN Model year 2018

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On Tiguan Allspace vehicles of a certain production period the nut of the bolted connections of the front (left and right) swivel joints on the wheel bearing housing may not have been tightened with the correct torque.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
40N4

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TIGUAN 2018 (Tiguan Allspace)

VOLKSWAGEN  GOLF Model year 2018

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On Golf vehicles of a limited production period a burr may have developed on the locking bar of the head restraint guide. Depending on its size, the burr can prevent that the head restraint is slotted in. As a result, the head restraint not secured in the guide sleeve. This only happens on the left sleeve of both front seats (in driving direction), which is responsible for the attachment.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
72H5

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
GOLF 2018

VOLKSWAGEN  TOUAREG Model years 2015-2017

Recalled:
12 Nov 2018

Statement:
On a limited production of Touareg EU6 vehicles with 3.0l TDI engine it is necessary to update the software of the engine control unit. This is a robustness measure to ensure that the exhaust gas retreatment works quickly during a cold start.

Instructions:
Owners will be notified in writing and should make an appointment with their nearest dealership to arrange to have the work completed.

Website:
www.volkswagen.co.nz

Campaign Number:
23Y3

Contact:

Email:

Product Identifiers:
TOUAREG 2015 - 2017

TOYOTA  86 Model years 2012-2013

Recalled:
6 Nov 2018

Statement:
Engine Valve Spring: Due to a manufacturing fault there is the potential for the engine valve springs to fracture if operating parameters exceed the design parameters. If the valve spring fractures, the engine may stall while driving and making it unable to restart, increasing safety risk. NOT ALL VEHICLES IN THE MODEL YEARS ARE INVOLVED.

Instructions:
As an owner of an involved vehicle, you will be contacted by registered letter requesting you to contact your nearest authorised Toyota Dealer to arrange a convenient time to have the repairs completed. Alternatively, contact Toyota's Customer Dialogue Centre to discuss.

Website:
www.toyota.co.nz

Campaign Number:
SSC1822

Contact:

Email:
dialogue@toyota.co.nz

Product Identifiers:
86 2012 - 2013

TOYOTA  AVENSIS, COROLLA Various years 2003-2007

Recalled:
5 Nov 2018

Statement:
Airbag Control Module: The integrated circuits within the control module have the potential to short circuit on certain involved vehicles. If this occurs, the airbag warning light will illuminate and the airbag(s) and/or seatbelt pretensioners could become deactivated or in certain situations inadvertently deploy increasing the risk of injury or possibly a crash. NOT ALL VEHICLES IN THE MODEL YEARS ARE INVOLVED.

Instructions:
As an owner of an involved vehicle, you will be contacted by registered letter requesting you to contact your nearest authorised Toyota Dealer to arrange a convenient time to have the repairs completed. Alternatively, contact Toyota's Customer Dialogue Centre to discuss.

Website:
www.toyota.co.nz

Campaign Number:
SSC1820

Contact:

Email:
dialogue@toyota.co.nz

Product Identifiers:
AVENSIS 2003 - 2005, COROLLA 2004 - 2007

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This website has been developed by the NZ Transport Agency to provide vehicle owners with information to assist in the identification of and management of vehicle related safety recalls. It has been developed with the cooperation of the Motor Industry Association (MIA) and the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE).