Holden has issued a recall notice for its large Commodore and Caprice models this week, affecting current and previous-generation models.
This latest recall, which follows one issued in May for seatbelt wiring issues, centres on windscreen wiper motors.
The carmaker says that “incorrect grease application” may cause the wiper motor to fail.
A recall notice on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s website reads:
“If the defect occurs, the windscreen wipers may not work and visibility may be reduced, potentially posing an accident hazard to the driver and other road users”.
Eleven warranty claims have been confirmed by Holden dealers, although the company says no incidents have been caused by the fault.
Vehicles affected by the recall have a VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) between 6G1EK8E49CL711575 and 6G1NP5E21EL946263.
Models in that range include new VF and earlier VE series sedans, wagons and utes, along with WM and WN Caprice models.
Holden says as many as 27,074 vehicles may be affected.
The company has confirmed that a fix for the issue will take about an hour, and owners are urged to contact their Holden dealer.
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