Hubco Automotive—K499 Prorack and K499w Whispbar fitting kit designed for Holden Astra Wagon

Identifying features

K499 and K499w

What are the defects?

The fitting kit for these roof rails can become loose and detach from the roof of a Holden Astra wagon.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs, this poses a serious risk to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers should detach and cease using the roof rack immediately. Hubco Automotive Ltd will arrange for the return and refund of the product. For further information, please contact Rae Grey at Hubco Automotive on 1800 143 548 or email

Hubco Automotive
Traders who sold this product

Roof rack specialist and/or automotive accessory stores

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 October 2008 - 8 February 2013

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
Product category