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Mini Convertible (2022)

Published on 08. 07. 2022

Problem description:

The micro gas generator inside the seat belt retractor may not have been manufactured to specifications. This may lead to an impairment of the restraint function in case of an accident, increasing the risk of injury. Moreover, there may be spark formation in case of a pressure release outside of the inflator damaged tube, increasing the risk of fire.

The Mini Convertible vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 12 January and 3 March 2022.

Mini recall code: 0072430200, 0072440200, 0072450200
Affected models: MINI Cabrio, MINI Clubman, MINI Countryman, MINI Cooper (5-doors)
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 6,663

Source: Rapex Alert 27/2022 A12/00975/22

Tags: * Mini * Cabrio * 
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Type of alert Serious
Make Mini
Model Cabrio
Production period 12. 1. 2022 - 3. 3. 2022
Risk Fire
Type/number of model FMK, FML4, FMCA, FMX e1*2007/46*1683, e1*2007/46*1680, e1*2007/46*1679, e1*2007/46*1682
Country of origin United Kingdom
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20220708



What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Mini dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle's history



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