Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd — Volkswagen Polo MY2018 and MY2019 | Product Safety Australia

What are the defects?

The adjuster nut for the handbrake lever can loosen. This may prevent the handbrake from being fully applied.

What are the hazards?

If the handbrake lever cannot be fully applied, it may lead to an increased risk of accident and injury to occupants of the vehicle and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd is contacting all known owners of affected vehicles. Consumers should contact their nearest Volkswagen Dealer to arrange for inspection and repair.
For further information, consumers can contact the toll-free Volkswagen Recall Campaign Hotline on 1800 504 076 (Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 8pm AEST)