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Opel Antara (2007 – 2010)

Published on 22. 05. 2015

Problem description:

There is a possibility of the vehicle starting unintentionally when the ignition key is in the ‘off’ position in the ignition lock, in which case the starter motor may be activated if the vehicle is in gear, so that the vehicle starts to move. This could lead to persons, in particular outside the vehicle, being injured.

The recall affects vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2010.

Source: Alert A12/0633/15

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Type of alert
Make Opel
Model Antara
Production period 2007 - 2010
Risk 1
Type/number of model Type:L-A; EC type-approval: e4*2001/116*0118*03, e4*2001/116*0118*08, e4*2001/116*0118*09
Country of origin Republic of Korea
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2015-05-22 17:03:47



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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