MY17 and MY18 Volkswagen Amarok fitted with a V6TDI engine.
What are the defects?
A clip fitted incorrectly during production may damage the power steering return hose. Hydraulic fluid could be discharged and a loss of power steering assistance would be experienced.
What are the hazards?
An unexpected power steering failure may affect the handling of the vehicle, causing a possible safety risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.
What should consumers do?
Owners will be contacted by direct mail. Owners should contract their nearest Volkswagen dealership to arrange an inspection and repair of the vehicle.
For further information,consumers can contact their local Volkswagen Authorised Service Centre or contact Volkswagen Customer Care on 1800 607 822.