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Opel Ampera-e (2016 – 2018)

Published on 05. 10. 2018
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Problem description:

A foreign object could fall into the upper steering column jacket. The steering column may block as a result.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between 27. 6. 2016 – 31. 8. 2018.

Recall code: E18-180146

Source: Alert 40/2018 A12/1443/18

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Type of alert
Make Opel
Model Ampera
Production period 27. 6. 2016 - 31. 8. 2018
Risk 3
Type/number of model e13*2007/46*1777*00 - *05; Type: 1G0F
Country of origin USA
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2018-10-05 05:19:29



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 Opel 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

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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