Seat Issues

The most common Seat problems

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Problems solved during Seat’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.

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



The most common Seat faults by keywords

Airbags

seat-alhambra-2017-recall-airbag 4. 3. 2018

Seat Alhambra (2016 - 2017)

  13. 9. 2016 - 2. 11. 2016
The passenger airbag module may have been produced with an inadequate welded connection between the ...
     421
seat-leon-2014-recall-airbag 4. 3. 2018

Seat Leon (2014 - 2015)

  19. 9. 2014 - 6. 10. 2014
In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the casing of the gas generator could be damaged ...
     1,173
seat_alhambra-2015 4. 3. 2016

Seat Alhambra (2015)

  MY 2015
There is the possibility that the gas generator casing could be damaged when the side airbag is depl ...
     765
Seat-Mii-2013-recall 18. 9. 2015

Seat Mii (2013)

  VI. 2013
The airbag might not deploy correctly due to a fault in the gas generator welding process. The recal ...
     959
seat-ibiza-2013-recall 18. 9. 2015

Seat Ibiza (2013)

  VI. 2013
The airbag might not deploy correctly due to a fault in the gas generator welding process. The recal ...
     1,289

End of Airbags Sumary

Brakes

seat-altea-2008-recall 11. 8. 2017

Seat Altea (2007 - 2009)

  12. 11. 2007 - 16. 6. 2009
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo- ...
seat-leon-2008-recall 11. 8. 2017

Seat Leon (2007 - 2009)

  12. 11. 2007 - 16. 6. 2009
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo- ...
     2,443

End of Brakes Sumary

Engine

seat-ibiza-2018-recall 23. 7. 2017

Seat Ibiza (2016 - 2017)

  31. 10. 2016 - 1. 6. 2017
An air-conditioning pipe may rupture in the event of a frontal collision. If this happens, the infla ...
     1,397
seat-ibiza-2013--recall 14. 11. 2014

Seat Ibiza (2010 - 2014)

  MY 2010 - 2014
Vibrations may be transmitted to the diesel fuel filter cover via pressure pulses in the fuel lines. ...
     1,560

End of Engine Sumary

Gearbox

End of Gearbox Sumary

Suspension

Seat-Ateca-2017-recall 3. 2. 2018

Seat Ateca (2017)

  24. 8. 2017 - 29. 8. 2017
Improperly case-hardened wheel-bearing housings on the rear axle may break. This may lead to a loss ...
     1,160

End of Suspension Sumary

Steering

seat-ibiza-2017-recall 8. 9. 2017

Seat Ibiza (2017)

  31. 1. 2017 - 13. 7. 2017
The tightening torque on the steering column bolt may be incorrect, which may result in a failure of ...
     2,055

End of Steering Sumary

Fuel Tank

End of Fuel Tank Sumary

Bodywork

seat-mii-2017-recall 20. 1. 2018

Seat Mii (2017)

  18. 5. 2017 - 20. 10. 2017
The towing eye supplied with the car may have defective welding. If the towing eye is used, it may b ...
     666
4. 11. 2016

Seat Mii (2016)

  2. - 19. 2. 2016
The front trim of the sun roof may not be securely stuck down. As a result, the sun roof’s fro ...
     705

End of Bodywork Sumary

Electronic

Seat-Alhambra-2011-recall-relay-overheat 23. 3. 2018

Seat Alhambra (2011)

  18. 3. 2011 - 28. 5. 2011
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position. The starter relay may consequently ...
     250
Seat-Ibiza-2011-recall-relay-overheat 23. 3. 2018

Seat Ibiza (2011)

  18. 3. 2011 - 28. 5. 2011
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position. The starter relay may consequently ...
     830
Seat-Leon-2011-recall-relay-overheat 23. 3. 2018

Seat Leon (2011)

  18. 3. 2011 - 28. 5. 2011
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position. The starter relay may consequently ...
     487
Seat-Altea-2011-recall-relay-overheat 23. 3. 2018

Seat Altea (2011)

  18. 3. 2011 - 28. 5. 2011
The spring on the starter relay may remain in the wrong position. The starter relay may consequently ...
     242

End of Electronic Sumary

Door Locks

12. 8. 2016

Seat Ibiza (2016)

  model 2016
There is a possibility that the locking lever of the manual child lock was damaged during manufactur ...
     1,284
12. 8. 2016

Seat Leon (2016)

  model 2016
There is a possibility that the locking lever of the manual child lock was damaged during manufactur ...
     1,850
12. 8. 2016

Seat Toledo (2016)

  model 2016
There is a possibility that the locking lever of the manual child lock was damaged during manufactur ...
     2,002
12. 8. 2016

Seat Mii (2016)

  MY 2016
There is a possibility that the locking lever of the manual child lock was damaged during manufactur ...
     701

End of Door Locks Sumary

Stabilization

seat-altea-2008-recall 11. 8. 2017

Seat Altea (2007 - 2009)

  12. 11. 2007 - 16. 6. 2009
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo- ...
seat-leon-2008-recall 11. 8. 2017

Seat Leon (2007 - 2009)

  12. 11. 2007 - 16. 6. 2009
The earth connection for the control unit for the ABS/ESP system may be interrupted due to a thermo- ...
     2,443

End of Stabilization Sumary

Seat Belts

Seat-Ibiza-2018-recall-seatbelts 27. 7. 2018

Seat Ibiza (2018)

  I. 2018 - VII. 2018
The seat-belt buckles may open unexpectedly. There is, therefore, an increased risk of injury in the ...
     894
Seat-Arona-2018-recall-seatbelts 27. 7. 2018

Seat Arona (2018)

  I. 2018 - VII. 2018
The seat-belt buckles may open unexpectedly. There is, therefore, an increased risk of injury in the ...
     552
seat-toledo-2016-recall 11. 8. 2017

Seat Toledo (2016)

  VI. 2016 - X. 2016
In the event of an accident where the seatbelt pre-tensioner is deployed, parts of the micro gas gen ...
     315

End of Seat Belts Sumary

Fuel

Seat-Ibiza-2018-recall-cng 24. 8. 2018

Seat Ibiza TGI - CNG (2018)

  I. 2018 - VIII. 2018
The nuts of the gas pipes may not be sufficiently tightened, causing a leak of gas. In the presence ...
     914
seat-ibiza-2013--recall 14. 11. 2014

Seat Ibiza (2010 - 2014)

  MY 2010 - 2014
Vibrations may be transmitted to the diesel fuel filter cover via pressure pulses in the fuel lines. ...
     1,560

End of Fuel Sumary

Seats

End of Seats Sumary

Headlamps

End of Headlamps Sumary

Tyres

End of Tyres Sumary



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