The anchorage for the rear seat backrest may not be sufficiently resistant. In the event of a head-on crash, heavy objects in the boot may put stress on the rear seat backrest, the anchorage could detach from the body and the backrest could fold forward. This may cause objects in the boot to hit the passengers or passengers could be injured by the folding backrest seat.
The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced between IX. 2014 – XII. 2015
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex
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 Smart dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
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 notifications.
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.
The official contact points of the Member and EFTA-EEA States provide the information published in these weekly overviews. Under the terms of Annex II.10 to the General Product Safety Directive (2001/95/EC) responsibility for the information provided lies with the notifying party. The Commission nor the car-recalls.eu does not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided.