Engine fire risk due to a short circuit and fuel leak – 37 recalls in February 2020

In February 2020, 37 recalls were announced which affected 44 models of 20 brands.

Six recalls were issued by Renault, while five by Mercedes-Benz and Toyota. Opel announced four actions, Citroën two. At least one recall was reported by Dacia, Fiat, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Land Rover, Lexus, Nissan, Peugeot, Porsche, Seat, Škoda, and Volkswagen.

The main reasons for recall:
Fire – Dacia, Ford, Lexus, Opel, Toyota
Airbags – Fiat, Hyundai, Opel, Renault, Seat, Škoda, Toyota
Suspension – Citroën, Jeep, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, Toyota
Brakes – Kia, Nissan, Renault
Seats – Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz

We have summed up all the EU Rapex recalls in our regular weekly reports – see below. A comprehensive table is available at the end of this article.

Other articles published @ Car-Recalls.eu in February:

Weekly Overviews

Short circuit and fire risk with Dacia, overheated washer jets with Toyota and Lexus (week 8/20)

This week’s recalls: – Logan, Sandero – fire – Toyota, Lexus – fire – Renault – steering – Peugeot – rear axle… Read more

Water may leak into the Opel Zafira and Vivaro, Grandland X with a trailer coupling issue (week 7/20)

This week’s recalls: – Zafira, Vivaro – water penetration – Yaris GRMN – fire – Corolla – sunroof deflector – ProAce – counterweight… Read more

Skoda Superb with faulty airbag control unit, Kia’s brake assistant doesn’t detect an obstacle (week 6/20)

This week’s recalls: – Skoda Superb – airbags – Kia Sorento – brake assistant – Seat Alhambra – airbags – Renault Kangoo – rear axle… Read more

Unintentional airbag deployment with Hyundai i30, fuel leak with Opel Insignia (week 5/20)

This week’s recalls: – Hyundai i30 – airbags – Opel Insignia – fuel leak – Honda – NOx emissions – Citroën – missing ballast… Read more

Recalls in February 2020

CitroënC3, C420182019Bodywork
CitroënJumpy, Spacetourer2019Suspension
DaciaLogan, Sandero20122019Fire
HondaHR-V, CR-V, Civic20152018Emissions
Land RoverDiscovery2019Seats
LexusRX350, RX450h20152018Fire
NissanNV 2502019Brakes
OpelZafira Life, Vivaro2019Suspension
OpelZafira Life, Vivaro2019Airbag
OpelGrandland X2019Towbar
PeugeotExpert, Traveller2019Suspension
Porsche911 Carrera2019Warning lights
RenaultClio, Captur, Zoe2019Steering
ToyotaRAV4, Yaris19971999Airbag
ToyotaYaris GRMN20172018Fire
ToyotaRAV4, Land Cruiser Prado, Highlander20152018Fire


About the Author

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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