Citroën, Hyundai, Porsche… 17 cars on which the bonnet may open while driving


opening-bonnet-while-driving

21. 11. 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Category: Misc


Opening the bonnet while driving is certainly one of the many things we’d rather not experience during our lifetime. You can find many videos on YouTube where the drivers shared this unpleasant experience.

The locking mechanism of the engine compartment is also occasionally the subject of a manufacturer´s recall through the Rapex system. This was the case with the cars listed below the video. If you own any of mentioned cars, you should have the bonnet lock checked as soon as possible. But on the video, we can see the camera record from the Mercedes-Benz´s dashboard, which does not appear on the list. That’s why you should be interested in the condition of the bonnet lock also on other brands and models.



List of the models recalled due to the risk of opening the bonnet while driving


Where now?




Latests Recalls

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 ...
     46
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 ...
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 ...
     47
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 ...
     59
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 ...
     57
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 ...
     69
Citroen-C-Zero-2018-recall-brakes 19. 4. 2019

Citroën C-Zero (2018)

  2. 4. 2018 - 1. 8. 2018
Possible defective component in the brake assist system vacuum pump. This may cause a loss of brakin ...
     30
Ferrari-J50-2017-recall-airbag 19. 4. 2019

Ferrari J50 (2016)

  py 2016
A component in the passenger-side front airbag system may be inadequate and cause breakage of the in ...
     27

Alfa Romeo | Alpina | Aston Martin | Audi | Bentley | BMW | Bugatti | Buick | Cadillac | Chevrolet | Chrysler | Citroën | Dacia | Daewoo | Dodge | Ferrari | Fiat | Ford | GMC | Honda | Hummer | Hyundai | Infiniti | Jaguar | Jeep | Kia | Lamborghini | Lancia | Land Rover | Lexus | Lotus | Maserati | Maybach | Mazda | Mercedes-Benz | MG | Mini | Mitsubishi | Morgan | Nissan | Opel | Peugeot | Pontiac | Porsche | Renault | Rolls Royce | Rover | Saab | Seat | Smart | SsangYong | Subaru | Suzuki | Škoda | Tesla | Toyota | Vauxhall | Volkswagen | Volvo |
1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018
Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications, published free of charge in English on https://ec.europa.eu/rapex, © European Union, 2005 – 2019
The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.