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Opel Antara (2007 – 2010)

Published on 14. 09. 2012

Problem description:

Incorrect brake fluid might cause corrosion in the hydraulic ABS unit leading to a sticking valve and resulting in a longer brake pedal travel and a longer stopping distance, which may cause an accident, resulting in injuries to the passengers.

The recall concerns 2007 to 2010 model year vehicles, with VINs from 7 0 005553 to 8 0 266540 and from 9 B 261462 to A B 012397

Source: Alert 37/2012 A12/1387/12

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Type of alert
Make Opel
Model Antara
Production period MY 2007 - 2010
Risk 3
Type/number of model VINs from 7 0 005553 to 8 0 266540 and from 9 B 261462 to A B 012397
Country of origin Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by Greece
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2012-09-14 07:07:14

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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