In September 2019, 30 recalls were announced via the EU Rapex system, which affected 40 models of 20 brands.
Four recalls were issued by Mercedes-Benz, while three by Volkswagen. Audi, Dodge, Peugeot, Porsche and Renault had two actions each. At least one recall was reported by Alpina, BMW, Citroën, Fiat, Hyundai, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lexus, Maserati, Opel, Seat, and Toyota.
The most common reasons for recall:
Airbags – Audi, Dodge, Jeep, Lexus, Maserati, Mercedes, Porsche, Toyota, VW
Risk of Fire – Alpina, Audi, Hyundai, Mercedes, Volkswagen
Seats – BMW, Seat, VW
Brakes – Fiat, Kia, Mercedes
Other articles published in September:
- VW, Skoda and Seat recall for some bouncing 1.5 TSI engines
- Skoda and VW recall for the 1.2 TSI and 1.6 MPI engines
- These warning triangles are being withdrawn from the market. Don’t you have one in your car?
- Dunlop Trailmax Meridian – Recalls for motorcycle tyres
Possible development of cracks in the mounting of the driver’s seat is reported through the Rapex system with Skoda Kodiaq and Skoda Karoq produced in January 2019. The same issue may occur with the Volkswagen Tiguan… Read more
A wiring harness could be damaged when the seat is adjusted to the lowest position with the VW Amarok produced between May 2016 and May 2018. Damage to a wire may lead to localized scorching and to the seat moving independently… Read more
As a result of a manufacturing error, the roof rail is not sufficiently strong with the Opel Zafira C produced between 2011 – 2019. In the event of a rear collision, any objects secured there could fall from the vehicle and end up on the road.. Read more
As a result of a production error, a capacitor in the airbag control unit may fail with the Volkswagen Tiguan, Sharan and CC manufactured in 2015. The same defect also occurs with Porsche and Maserati… Read more
Due to incorrect calibration of the engine, the particulate filter of the Peugeot 308 manufactured from January 2017 to March 2018 may be damaged. The Seat Ateca and Seat Tarraco may experience the development of cracks in the mounting of the seat.. Read more