2020: Seat recalls

Six recalls for six Seat models in 2020

In 2020, Seat announced six recalls for six models through the EU Rapex system.

Seat was also affected by the Volkswagen Group’s recall for three-cylinder 1.0 TSI engines. In the Spanish carmaker case, these are the Arona, Ateca, Ibiza, Leon and Toledo models manufactured between 2018 and 2020.

Other recalls mainly concerned airbags and seatbelts. The exceptions are a defect in the brake booster with the 2019 and 2020 Ibiza models and a defective fuel tank with Tarraco SUVs manufactured between January to February 2020.

All the recalls sorted by models are listed in the tables below.

We’ve written about some problems in more detail in a separate article.

Seat recalls in 2020 by model


Seat Alhambra (2015)10. 02. 2020A condenser of the airbag control unit might have insufficient thermal treatment. Consequently, the condenser might fail which could lead the ... .

All Alhambra’s recalls


Seat Arona (2020)30. 06. 2020The double buckle for the safety belts can be defective. This will impair the safety belts’ restraining effect, increasing the risk ... .

All Arona’s recalls


Seat Exeo (2009 – 2013)28. 02. 2020In the event of an accident with airbag activation, the front passenger airbag gas generator housing may explode. Fragments from the ... .

All Exeo’s recalls


Seat Ibiza (2020)30. 06. 2020The double buckle for the safety belts can be defective. This will impair the safety belts’ restraining effect, increasing the risk ... .
Seat Ibiza (2019 – 2020)30. 04. 2020The vacuum hose between the brake servo and the tandem pump might be defective. Consequently, engine oil may leak and damage ... .

All Ibiza’s recalls


Seat Tarraco (2020)29. 02. 2020The wall of the fuel tank is insufficiently thick. This may lead to increased risk of fire in the event of ... .

All Tarraco’s recalls

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