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Volkswagen Amarok recall: 20,000 examples made from 2015 to 2018
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18th Feb 2021
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Volkswagen Amarok recall: 20,000 examples made from 2015 to 2018

About 20,000 examples of the Volkswagen Amarok made from 2015 to 2018 are about to be recalled in Australia because the spare tyre may not be properly secured due to a fault with the winch that holds it place. Volkswagen Australia is in the process of notifying federal safety authorities before contacting owners of affected vehicles in the coming weeks, inviting them to bring their vehicles in for repair.
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Joshua Dowling
2020 Nissan Navara recalled with steering fault
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16th Feb 2021
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2020 Nissan Navara recalled with steering fault

Nissan Australia has recalled 242 examples of its Navara ute, citing a potential fault with the steering system. The affected vehicles were sold between 21 July 2020 and 11 December 2020 (Model Years 2020). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The steering knuckle bolts may not be sufficiently tightened, which can cause the steering knuckle, hub and the bearing assemblies to become detached.”
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William Davis
2018-2020 Hyundai Kona EV and Nexo recalled with brake fault
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1st Feb 2021
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2018-2020 Hyundai Kona EV and Nexo recalled with brake fault

Hyundai Australia has recalled 1072 examples of its Kona Electric and hydrogen-powered Nexo, citing a fault with the Integrated Electronic Brake system (IEB). The affected vehicles were sold between 1 May 2018 and 31 December 2020, with Model Years ranging between 2018 and 2020. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “a software fault in the IEB may significantly reduce braking performance.”
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William Davis
2015 Mitsubishi ASX, 2016 Outlander recalled for parking brake shaft fault
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25th Jan 2021
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2015 Mitsubishi ASX, 2016 Outlander recalled for parking brake shaft fault

Mitsubishi Australia has issued a recall for 8847 examples of the 2015 Mitsubishi ASX and 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander. According to the recall notice lodged with the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), faulty anti-rust (fluorine) coating "may allow rust to form on the parking brake shaft", and in turn "the parking brake shaft may become stuck and may not engage."
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Alex Misoyannis