15 car recalls for 38 models of 10 brands in September 2020



In September 2020, 15 recalls were announced which affected 38 models of 10 brands.

Number of recalls by brand:
Audi /1BMW /1Citroën (DS) /1Ford /3Jaguar /1Mercedes-Benz /3Nissan /1Peugeot /1Volkswagen /1Volvo /2

The main reasons for recall:
Suspension – DS, Ford, Mercedes, Peugeot
Fire – Audi, Mercedes, Ford
Airbags – Jaguar, Ford, Mercedes
Electronic – Mercedes

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


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Recalls in September 2020

Make, Model (years)Problem
Audi A8 (2010 – 2018)The wire coil profile used in the radiator tank seal may be deformed.
Audi S8 (2010 – 2018)The wire coil profile used in the radiator tank seal may be deformed.
BMW X5 (2020)The inner liner of the tyres may have been damaged during the manufacturing process.
BMW X6 (2020)The inner liner of the tyres may have been damaged during the manufacturing process.
DS7 Crossback (2019)The bolts of the rear axle may not have been tightened.
Ford Puma MHEV (2019 – 2020)The hybrid battery connections may not have been torqued according to specification.
Ford Transit (2019 – 2020)The lower control arms fitted to vehicles may have missing or partial welds.
Ford Transit Custom (2019 – 2020)The lower control arms fitted to vehicles may have missing or partial welds.
Ford S-Max (2014 – 2017)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford Mondeo (2007 – 2017)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford Galaxy (2006 – 2009)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford Ranger (2007 – 2011)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford Edge (2007 – 2010)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford GT (2005 – 2006)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Ford Mustang (2005 – 2014)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Jaguar XJ (2009 – 2019)The Supplementary Restraint System (SRS) may fail to correctly deploy the front airbags.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2004 – 2012)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class (2004 – 2016)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2004 – 2016)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz GLK (2008 – 2015)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz ML (2005 – 2016)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz GL (2006 – 2012)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz R-Class (2006 – 2013)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz SLK (2004 – 2016)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG (2010 – 2014)The loose parts from the airbag gas generator could reach the vehicle interior.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2018 – 2020)The glow time amplifier may be damaged in the event of an accident.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2017 – 2019)The condensed water drainage hose of the air-conditioning system may not be properly fitted.
Nissan Qashqai (2015 – 2018)The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
Nissan Pulsar (2015 – 2018)The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
Nissan Note (2015 – 2018)The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
Nissan Juke (2015 – 2018)The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
Nissan Navara (2015 – 2018)The child lock on the rear doors could be defective.
Peugeot 308 (2015)The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment.
Peugeot 2008 (2015)The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment.
Peugeot 3008 (2015)The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment.
Peugeot 5008 (2015)The sub-frame may corrode and fracture due to defective anti-rust treatment.
Volkswagen Crafter (2017 – 2019)The windows may become detached from the vehicle.
Volvo XC60 (2017 – 2020)The fastening nut of the front wipers is not tightened.
Volvo XC40 PHEV (2020)The bolts in the Battery Disconnect Unit (BDU) are not properly torqued.


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