Australian Product Safety Recalls

Toyota Prius, Prius V Recall

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Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited — Toyota Prius, Prius V

PRA No.2018/17091Date published17 Oct 2018Campaign numberPrius (LGG76), Prius V (LGG78)Product description

Toyota Prius (ZVW30)
Toyota Prius V (ZVW40)

This recall provides an additional remedy to the vehicles involved in the previous recalls in February 2014 (PRA2014/13991) and July 2015 (PRA2015/14822), because the remedy conducted then was found to be inadequate.

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN listPrius & Prius V Power Management ECU VIN list.pdf (2.39 MB)Prius & Prius V Power Management ...

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MY2014 to MY2016 Holden & HSV, VF Commodore & WN Caprice Recall

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GM Holden Ltd — MY2014 to MY2016 Holden & HSV, VF Commodore & WN Caprice

PRA No.2018/17201Date published19 Dec 2018Campaign numberA182193280Product description

Holden VF Commodore
58,731 affected vehicles

Holden WN Caprice
1,938 affected vehicles

HSV VF Clubsport, HSV VF Maloo and HSV VF GTS
5,525 affected vehicles

Select 2014-2016 models, built on or prior to 30 April 2015.

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN list.VIN List.xlsx (1.77 MB)

What are the defects?

Increased electrical resistance in a component within the Electric Power Steering system may result in a loss ...

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Mercedes-Benz C and GLC Class Recall

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Mercedes-Benz C and GLC Class Passenger Cars

PRA No.2018/17232Date published24 Dec 2018Campaign numberRC2599Product description

Certain Mercedes-Benz C and GLC Class Passenger Cars

Identifying features

VIN list.xlsx (90.88 KB)

What are the defects?

A concern may exist with the software in the vehicles Audio 20 control unit that will affect the automatic occupant detection for the front passenger seat in the vehicles effected.

What are the hazards?

A fault in the automatic occupant detection system (or software) for the front passenger airbags may cause an incorrect reading. This ...

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Recall Lexus LS500

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PRA No.2018/17211Date published10 Dec 2018Campaign numberLGGA0Product description

Lexus LS500
73 vehicles affected

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)See attached VIN listVIN List and VIN Range Table.pdf (328.97 KB)

What are the defects?

The vehicle is equipped with a stop-start system that automatically stops and restarts the engine when the vehicle is stationary (e.g. at a stop light). Due to improper programming of the engine control computer, the engine may stall during acceleration from the stationary position when the engine restarts within a specific time range ...

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Recall Nissan Infiniti H15 Q30/QX30

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PRA No.2018/17194Date published12 Dec 2018Campaign numberPG8BQProduct description

Infiniti H15 Q30/QX30
April 2016 – February 2017 production

126 vehicles affected

What are the defects?

In certain vehicles, the Owner’s Manual supplied contains an error relating to the description of the rear door child lock function where the locked and unlocked positions are incorrectly indicated.

What are the hazards?

If the incorrect information within the Owner’s Manual is followed by the consumer, this may lead to potential misuse of the rear door child lock.

However on the vehicle itself, the ...

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Make this long weekend an Airbag safe weekend

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Make this long weekend an Airbag safe weekend.

This weekend before you take you car out for a drive, go to recall Australia and check if your car requires a safety recall.

Safety Recall Australia

If not for you, think of your family it will take you the same time to drink your coffee.

Remember a faulty Airbag can kill you or severely cause injury.

Sorry can’t let this one rest until everyone is driving a car that will protect them.

Darren Gow-Brown

also see the ...

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Ford Kuga recall certain models

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Ford Motor Company of Australia Limited — Ford Kuga
PRA No.
2017/16272
Date published
23 Aug 2017
Campaign number
17S20
Product description
Certain Kuga vehicles built from 11 December 2012 through 19 June 2014
Target number: 8,878

Campaign number: 17S20
Identifying features

VIN list for Ford Kuga campaign 17S20.pdf (1.06 MB)

What are the defects?

In the event of an impact which deploys the front seat belt retractor pre-tensioner, there is a possibility that the insulation material on the inner face of the lower ...

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