Opel Antara (2007 - 2010)

Production: MY 2007 - 2010 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

Incorrect brake fluid might cause corrosion in the hydraulic ABS unit leading to a sticking valve and resulting in a longer brake pedal travel and a longer stopping distance, which may cause an accident, resulting in injuries to the passengers.

The recall concerns 2007 to 2010 model year vehicles, with VINs from 7 0 005553 to 8 0 266540 and from 9 B 261462 to A B 012397

Source: Alert 37/2012 A12/1387/12




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This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.

What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a Opel dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering your car registration number; it will also reveal your car’s current MOT status.

Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - Opel
Published by RAPEX 14. 9. 2012
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type SUV
Production period MY 2007 - 2010
Type/number of model VINs from 7 0 005553 to 8 0 266540 and from 9 B 261462 to A B 012397
Country of origin Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in EU
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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