Seat Ibiza – Common problems

Common problems with the Seat Ibiza

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 Seat Ibiza, for which Seat 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 Seat Ibiza. 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 Seat Ibiza have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



eu issues Latest Ibiza’s Issues in the EU

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30. 06. 2020

The double buckle for the safety belts can be defective. This will impair the safety belts’ restraining effect, increasing the risk … .

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30. 04. 2020

The vacuum hose between the brake servo and the tandem pump might be defective. Consequently, engine oil may leak and damage … .

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11. 08. 2019

The driver airbags may not inflate fast enough in the event of activation. As a result, sufficient protection is not guaranteed … .

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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uk issues Latest Ibiza’s Issues in the UK

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