Damaged brake hoses with Peugeot and Citroen (week 33/20)



This week’s recalls:
– Peugeot, Citroën – brake hoses
– Ford Kuga – battery, heating
– Mazda CX-30 – brake callipers, fuel leakage


9 recalls for 10 models were issued by six carmakers in the 33rd week of 2020 through the Rapex system. Ford, Mazda, and Mercedes-Benz announced two actions, while Citroën, Peugeot, and Subaru issued one recall each.

The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged with the Peugeot Expert / Traveler and Citroën Jumpy / Spacetourer vans manufactured between January 2016 and June 2019. For the same problem, both carmakers also recalled the Peugeot 208, Peugeot 2008 and DS3 Crossback about a month ago – see the link below.



Ford has announced two recalls for the Kuga SUV (high-voltage battery, auxiliary heater) and Mazda two recalls for the CX-30 model (brake caliper mounting bolts, fuel leak).

Mercedes is recalling the A-Class and GLA models due to a poorly tightened rear axle bolts and the B-Class model due to a poorly welded seat frames. Subaru Forester may have trouble recognizing passenger seat occupancy.

See the table below for all the recalls from this week.



Recalls announced in the 33rd week of 2020

Make, Model (years)Problem
Citroën Jumpy (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
Citroën Spacetourer (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
Ford Kuga PHEV (2019 – 2020)Internal fault could cause the High Voltage (HV) battery pack to vent hot gas.
Ford Kuga (2019 – 2020)The Fuel Operated Heater (FOH), could switch itself on.
Mazda CX-30 (2019 – 2020)The brake caliper mounting bolts may be loose or missing.
Mazda CX-30 (2019 – 2020)A leak from the canister in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of fire.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2019)The screws on the rear axle might not be tightened properly.
Mercedes-Benz GLA (2019)The screws on the rear axle might not be tightened properly.
Mercedes-Benz B-Class (2018)The welded joints fixing the frame of the front seats may not comply with the specifications.
Peugeot Expert (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
Peugeot Traveller (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly attached and can become damaged.
Subaru Forester (2015 – 2018)The system will not be able to detect if the seat is occupied.

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Roman Beránek

Czech independent motoring journalist, ex-editor of CNC's Auto.cz website, former host of the Czech Radio's and CzechTV's "Automotorevue" show. He founded the car-recalls.eu website in 2016 to make car owners better informed and to help to improve road safety.

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