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Passat vehicles manufactured between August 1997 and January 2000 YM - Passat. Campaign (40G3)
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What are the defects?

The rubber boot of the lower bearing arm can deteriorate. This can lead to premature wear of the lower bearing arm and in isolated cases, failure of the bearing arm.

What are the hazards?

Defective Component.

What should consumers do?

(NOTE: This recall has been downgraded to a NON-SAFETY related campaign). Contact your authorised Volkswagen Service Centre to have the lower bearing arm boot inspected. Or call the toll free number 1800 637 181.


Volkswagen Group Australia

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Responsible regulator

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

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