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Opel – Common Problems

The most common Opel problems

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Problems solved during Opel’s recalls do not usually determine the reliability of the vehicle itself. Even the common-recalled model can be a good choice, and vice versa.

However, it is good to be informed for what problems the manufacturer has recalled most often. At least to know whether the defect was fixed by the previous owner, when buying a second-hand car. You should check your vehicle VIN with your nearest Opel dealer using our special page.


The most common Opel’s problems by model



Useful links

If you wish to know more about possible problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history


Common Problems > Opel Recalls

Opel-Zafira-Life-2020-seats-lock
12. 01. 2021

The seat locking mechanism may not engage. This may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident. The … .

Opel-Vivaro-2020-seats-lock
12. 01. 2021

The seat locking mechanism may not engage. This may increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident. The … .

Opel-Insignia-2020-fuel-tank
25. 12. 2020

Inadequate mounting of tank straps may cause lowering of the fuel tank. As a result, fuel may leak out, increasing the … .


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