26 recalls in January 2019 – Five with Mercedes, three with Dacia and Hyundai


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6. 2. 2019 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Category: Monthly Overviews


In January 2019, 26 recalls were issued via the EU Rapex system concerning 61 models from 15 automakers. Mercedes-Benz announced five recalls, while Dacia and Hyundai had three each and Ford, Mazda and Renault two each. At least one recall was reported by Audi, BMW, Citroën, Honda, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, and Toyota. 16-year-old Mazdas and 15-year-old Nissans were the oldest cars recalled last month.

We have summed up all the Rapex recalls in our regular weekly reports. A comprehensive table is available at the end of this article.


The window could drop onto the road with Citroën C1, Peugeot 107 and Toyota Aygo (week 1/19)

About the Toyota´s Aygo recall due to the risk of the rear door window falling out we wrote back in November. In the first week of 2019, other recalls appear for the same reason also for the remaining siblings from the TPCA factory in the Czech Republic… Read more


Badly welded catalysts with Dacia and Renault, steering problem with the BMW X3 (week 2/19)

Almost two-month production of the Renault Captur, Renault Clio and Renault Kangoo (made from February 20, 2018, to April 14, 2018) may have a poorly welded catalytic converter, through which exhaust gases can escape into the engine compartment. The same defect occurs with Dacian Logan, Logan MCV, Sandero, Dokker and Lodgy manufactured from March 1 to April 7, 2018… Read more


The eCall system may be faulty with Mercedes from 2016 to 2018 (week 3/19)

Due to a faulty software of the communication module for the emergency call system (eCall), Mercedes-Benz announced the recall already in August 2018. At that time, the problem concerned only the E-Class models produced between February 2017 and January 2018 and the A-Class from the first 4 months of 2018. At the beginning of 2019, a much wider range of models manufactured between 2016 and 2018 is recalled for the same reason… Read more


Nissan recalls 15-years-old cars, several issues with Hyundai and Mercedes (week 4/19)

This week’s recall for the oldest cars announced undoubtedly Nissan. The Almera, Navara, Patrol, Teana, Terrano, and X-Trail models manufactured between January 6, 2004, and November 28, 2012, may have a defect in the gas generator of the passenger airbag which causes uncontrolled inflation and the release of metal fragments when the airbag is activated… Read more


Winter tyre recall – These types from Continental and Uniroyal are affected

Tyre manufacturer Continental recalls around 7600 winter tyres for passenger cars. Due to the incompatible rubber compound, tread separation could occur, which would affect the vehicle’s stability… Read more


At the beginning of 2019 you can also look at the recalls you were most interested in last year, or which models were the most recalled in 2018:

Recalls in January 2019

Make Model Years Fault
Audi A3, Q2 2018 Seats
BMW X3 2018 Steering
Citroën C1 20052013 Windows
Dacia Lodgy, Dokker, Logan MCV, Logan 2018 Engine
Dacia Sandero, Logan, Lodgy, Dokker 2018 Battery
Dacia Logan MCV, Logan, Sandero, Duster 2018 Airbag
Ford C-Max, Focus, Kuga, Mondeo, S-Max, Galaxy, Transit Connect 20162018 Clutch
Ford Focus 2018 Brakes
Honda Pilot, Insight, Jazz, CR-V, City, Civic, Accord 20102015 Airbag
Hyundai Kauai (Kona) 2018 Airbag
Hyundai Ioniq 20162017 Fire
Hyundai Santa Fe 20172018 Airbag
Mazda Mazda 2, BT-50, Mazda6, CX-7, CX-9, RX-8 20032014 Airbag
Mazda Mazda 2 2018 Fire
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT, G-Class, CLS, GLC, SL, SLC, GLA, CLA, S-Class, E-Class, C-Class, B-Class, A-Class 20162018 e-Call
Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class 2018 Steering
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 Brakes
Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2018 Fire
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Combi 2018 Spoiler
Mitsubishi i-Car 20062007 Airbag
Nissan Teana, Almera, Navara, Patrol, Terrano, X-Trail 20042012 Airbag
Opel Astra 20162018 Brakes
Peugeot 107 20052013 Windows
Renault Megane RS 2018 Battery cable
Renault Captur, Clio, Kangoo 2018 Exhaust
Toyota ProAce 2018 Suspension, steering

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Latests Recalls

Seat-Ateca-2018-recall-rear-head-rest 26. 4. 2019

Seat Ateca (2018)

  10. 4. 2018 - 25. 6. 2018
The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. In the e ...
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Hyundai-i30-2018-recall-sunroof 26. 4. 2019

Hyundai i30 (2018)

  9/2018 - 11/2018
Possible defective electric motor on the glass sliding roof. This can impair the window-lift system, ...
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Dacia-Logan-2014-recall-steering-column 19. 4. 2019

Dacia Logan (2012 - 2019)

  until 5. 2. 2019
Possible insufficient tightening torque of the lower steering column fixing bracket screws. This may ...
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Volkswagen-Tiguan-2017-recall-coil-spring-break 19. 4. 2019

Volkswagen Tiguan (2017 - 2018)

  5. 4. 2017 - 6. 11. 2018
The material used for the rear coil springs may be inadequate. There is a possibility that a coil sp ...
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Mercedes-Benz-V-Class-2019-recall-airbag-cover 19. 4. 2019

Mercedes-Benz V-Class (2019)

  10. 1. 2019 - 31. 1. 2019
The passenger airbag cover on the instrument panel is inadequate. In the event of an accident, the a ...
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Dacia-Logan-MCV-2014-recall-steering-column 19. 4. 2019

Dacia Logan II MCV (2012 - 2019)

  until 5. 2. 2019
Possible insufficient tightening torque of the lower steering column fixing bracket screws. This may ...
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Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-2018-recall-brake-lights 19. 4. 2019

Mercedes-Benz X-Class (2017 - 2018)

  6. 9. 2017 - 26. 4. 2018
The foot space lamp on driver’s side can become detached, which can cause the foot brake not to fu ...
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Citroen-C4-Aircross-2015-recall-start-stop 19. 4. 2019

Citroën C4 Aircross (2011 - 2015)

  25. 11. 2011 - 1. 4. 2015
The programming of the ‘Stop & Start’ system is inadequate. This may cause the engine to cu ...
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