Another four recalls with the Peugeot and Citroën vans (week 24/20)



This week’s recalls:
– Peugeot Expert + Traveller – brakes, seatbelts, moisture
– Citroën Jumpy + Spacetourer – brakes, seatbelts, moisture
– Audi, BMW, VW – airbags


22 recalls for 14 models were issued by seven carmakers in the 24th week of 2020 through the Rapex system. Four recalls were announced by Peugeot and Citroën, while two by Audi. BMW, Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, and Volkswagen issued one recall each.

The rear brake hoses may be attached incorrectly and can be damaged, the bolts on the safety belts are not correctly screwed, the front wheel arches may be inadequately sealed, the defective rear brake callipers will impair the functioning of the parking brake – these are another faults with the Peugeot Expert, Peugeot Traveler, Citroën Jumpy and Citroën Spacetourer. In total, they already have about twenty recalls each on their account.


Recalls Overview:


Several older models from 1997 – 1999 are recalled by Audi, BMW, and Volkswagen due to Takata airbag inflators. Audi is also adding the Q3 model from 2019 – 2020, in which the passenger’s airbag does not have to penetrate the dashboard if activated.

For the second time in a short period, Bentley appears in the list of recalls, this time with the Bentayga model.

See the table below for more recalls from this week.



Recalls announced in the 24th week of 2020

Make, Model (years)Problem
Audi A4 (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Audi A6 (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Audi A8 (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Audi TT (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Audi Q3 (2019 – 2020)Místo průniku airbagu předního spolujezdce palubní deskou nemuselo být správně vyrobeno.
BMW řady 3 / E46 (1997 – 2000)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Bentley Bentayga V8 (2018 – 2020)The fuel low-pressure hose quick connect located in the engine compartment can overheat.
Citroën Jumpy (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may be attached incorrectly and can be damaged + 3 more recalls.
Citroën Spacetourer (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may be attached incorrectly and can be damaged + 3 more recalls.
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (2018 – 2019)An earth cable may be missing from the wiring harness of the communication module.
Peugeot Expert (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may be attached incorrectly and can be damaged + 3 more recalls.
Peugeot Traveller (2016 – 2019)The rear brake hoses may be attached incorrectly and can be damaged + 3 more recalls.
Volkswagen Passat B5 (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time
Volkswagen Golf Cabrio (1997 – 1999)The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may experience a material alteration over time

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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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