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Opel Insignia – Common problems

Common problems with the Opel Insignia

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Opel Insignia, for which Opel has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Opel Insignia. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Opel Insignia have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest Insignia’s Issues in the EU

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11 March 2020

Engine oil from a crack-prone oil return pipe may come into contact with hot exhaust parts and cause a fire. Oil … .

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31 January 2020

The fuel hose may be damaged by contact with a support bracket. As a result, fuel may leak, increasing the risk … .

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7 December 2019

As a result of a production error, the cross member of the front seat structure has been welded incorrectly. This could … .

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

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Latest Insignia’s Issues in the UK


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