Illustrative photo | source Skoda
Published on 09. 11. 2019
The screws on the camshaft adjuster may become loose. As a result, the engine oil will leak onto the road, posing a risk to the following traffic.
The Skoda Octavia models affected by this recall were manufactured between 8 January 2014 and 29 January 2015.
Skoda Recall code: 15H4
Source: Rapex Alert 45/2019 A12/1689/19
Note: The VW Group’s 1.2 TSI and 1.6 MPI engines are affected. We wrote about it in a separate article:
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 Skoda 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
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
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.