Opel Astra (2016 - 2018)

Production: MY 2016 - 2018 | Problems / tags:   

Opel-Astra-2016-recall-brakes-cylinder
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Problem Description

The brake master cylinder might get contaminated by foreign material particles which come from the clutch slave cylinder sealing. These particles adhere to the brake master cylinder seals eventually causing an internal leakage on the brake master cylinder. This may cause no pressure in the brake system and a reduction in braking power where the brake pedal is applied slowly and constantly.

Opel Astra 1.6 Diesel with manual transmission (MY 2016 – 2018) are affected by this recall.

Company recall code: 18-C-120 (E181803130)

Source: Rapex Alert 2/2019 A12/2019/18




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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 11. 1. 2019
Keywords   
Risk Accident
Make
Model
Type Hatchback
Production period MY 2016 - 2018
Type/number of model e4*2007/46*0996*00 to e4*2007/46*0996*11; Model: Astra K; Model year: 2016 - 2018
Country of origin Poland, UK
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in see alert detail link
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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