Opel Meriva (2009 - 2015)

Production: MY 2009 - 2015 | Problems / tags:   

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Problem Description

It is possible that the steel cable for attaching the seat-belt tensioner on the outer side of the seat may suffer fatigue if used for a long time with the seat in certain positions. As a consequence, the steel cable could snap in the event of an accident, thus increasing the risk of injury to the person wearing the seat-belt.

The recall affects vehicles produced between 2009 and 2015.

Source: Alert A12/1177/15

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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 25. 9. 2015
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type MPV
Production period MY 2009 - 2015
Type/number of model Type: S-D, EC type-approval: e4*2007/46*0165*00 to *12 e4*2007/46*0271*06 and *07
Country of origin Germany, United Kingdom
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Ireland, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, the Netherlands
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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