In June 2019, 16 recalls were announced via the EU Rapex system, which affected 23 models of 15 brands. Two recalls were issued by Mercedes-Benz, while Audi, Bentley, Cadillac, Citroën, Dodge, Ford, Chevrolet, Jaguar, Jeep, Opel, Peugeot, Suzuki, VW and Volvo all had one recall each.
In our May summary, there were six recalls related to the braking system of some vehicles. In June, the number of recalls due to the brakes and their accessories was the same again. Parking brake problems continue with the PSA Group, this time with the Citroën Berlingo, Peugeot Partner and Peugeot Rifter.
A defective sealing may cause an internal leakage on the brake master cylinder with the MY 2018 Opel Insignia. Over half a million Ford Ranger’s produced between 2016 – 2018 must have the flexible front brake hoses replaced. The friction braking system may not engage in adequate time with the Jaguar I-Pace. And finally, the Mercedes A-Class may have a poorly welded brake pedal.
The loss of electric power steering was reported by Cadillac, Dodge and Chevrolet, while Jeep Compass, Skoda Kodiaq, Volvo S90 and XC60 may have missing screws in its seats.
The locking mechanism of the towbar hitch may be defective with Volkswagen Tiguan, Audi A4, Audi A6 and Audi A7. Consequently, the trailer hitch might not be correctly locked and could swing out… Read more
Improperly tightened seat bolts have already appeared several times in the Rapex reports. However, it is not often when we see that the bolts or the nuts of the seats are completely missing… Read more
With the A-Class Mercedes made from November 2018 to March 2019, the welding of the brake pedal plate to the brake pedal lever may not be strong enough… Read more
More articles from June 2019
- Recall for half a million BMW 5 and 6 series due to battery cable
- Detached trailer as a result of an ignored recall?
- Opel/Vauxhall to recall 209,000 Corsa and Adam models due to a faulty lambda sensor
Recalls in June 2019
|Audi||A7, A6, A4||2018||Trailer hitch|
|Bentley||Continental GT||2018 – 2019||Electronic|
|Cadillac||ATS, CTS||2016 – 2017||Steering|
|Citroën||Berlingo||2017 – 2019||Brakes|
|Dodge||RAM||2017 – 2018||Steering|
|Ford||Ranger||2016 – 2018||Brakes|
|Chevrolet||Corvette, Camaro||2016 – 2017||Steering|
|Jaguar||I-Pace||2017 – 2019||Brakes|
|Jeep||Compass||2017 – 2018||Seats|
|Mercedes-Benz||AMG GT||2018 – 2019||Electronic|
|Mercedes-Benz||A-Class||2018 – 2019||Brakes|
|Opel||Insignia||2017 – 2018||Brakes|
|Peugeot||Rifter, Partner||2017 – 2018||Brakes|
|Suzuki||Swift, Swift Sport||2017 – 2019||Airbag|
|Volvo||S90, XC60||2017 – 2018||Seats|