2021 Volkswagen Polo recalled because rear wing could fall off

A total of 331 Volkswagen Polos are being recalled because the rear spoiler could detach while driving, posing a danger to those behind.

VolkswagenAustralia has recalled 331 examples of his Volkswagen Golf 2021 city ​​car because the rear spoiler could detach while driving, causing a potential road safety hazard for other traffic.

The list provided by Volkswagen of affected Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) confirms that the defect relates to the 2021 Volkswagen Polo 70TSI Trendline, 85TSI Comfortline and 85TSI Style models, leaving the Polo GTI unaffected by the recall.

The recall notice, filed with the Department of Infrastructure, says: “Due to a manufacturing issue, the roof spoiler may not have been attached properly and could become loose and detach from the vehicle.”

Date of withdrawal notice June 17, 2022
Do Volkswagen
Model Polo 70TSI Trendline, 85TSI Comfortline and 85TSI Style
Year 2021
Affected Vehicles 331
VIN list Click here to download the list of affected VINs
contact link Click here to visit the manufacturer’s website

A complete list of vehicle identification numbers for the 331 vehicles involved in the recall can be found here.

Volkswagen Australia says owners can contact their preferred Volkswagen dealer to schedule an appointment to have the spoiler replaced and properly attached, free of charge.

Owners can contact Volkswagen Australia’s customer service team by calling 1800 607 822 or emailing [email protected].

To check your vehicle, find your nearest Volkswagen dealer by clicking here.

After more than a decade working in the marketing and product planning departments of brands like Kia, Subaru and Peugeot, Justin Narayan returned to being an automotive writer, the first job he had in the industry.

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