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Smart ForFour (2014 – 2015)

Published on 24 June 2016

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

Source: Alert A12/0766/16


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Type of alert
Production periodIX. 2014 - XII. 2015
Type/number of modele1*2001/116*0413*23-27
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2016-06-24 08:19:47

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.

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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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