33 car recalls for 57 models of 16 brands in July 2020



In July 2020, 33 recalls were announced which affected 57 models of 16 brands.

Number of recalls by brand:

Mercedes-Benz /5Peugeot /5Citroën (incl.DS) /4Volvo /3Ford /2Honda /2Renault /2Volkswagen /2Toyota /2Audi /1Hyundai /1Jeep /1Kia /1Mini /1Porsche /1

The main reasons for recall:
Fire – Citroën, Ford, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Peugeot, Volvo
Electronic – Citroën, Ford, Jeep, Peugeot, Toyota, Volkswagen
Brakes – Citroën (DS), Hyundai, Kia, Peugeot
Suspension – Citroën (DS), Mercedes, Peugeot
Airbags – Mercedes, Mini

We have summed up all the EU Rapex recalls in our regular weekly reports – see below. A comprehensive table is available at the end of this article.


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Recalls in July 2020

Make, Model (years)Problem
Audi A8 (2019)An oil line in the automatic gearbox may have a manufacturing defect.
Audi Q8 (2019)An oil line in the automatic gearbox may have a manufacturing defect.
Audi Q7 (2019)An oil line in the automatic gearbox may have a manufacturing defect.
Citroën Jumpy (2017 – 2019)Incorrectly attached earth cables may cause the electronic stability program (ESP) to fail.
Citroën Spacetourer (2017 – 2019)Incorrectly attached earth cables may cause the electronic stability program (ESP) to fail.
DS3 Crossback (2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly routed.
DS7 Crossback (2019 – 2020)Some fixing screws in the rear axle could break.
Ford Kuga PHEV (2019 – 2020)One or more battery cells may overheat, increasing the risk of fire.
Ford Transit (2016 – 2020)The fuse for the electronic Run On Water Pump (ROWP) is inadequate.
Ford Transit Custom (2016 – 2020)The fuse for the electronic Run On Water Pump (ROWP) is inadequate.
Honda HR-V (2020)The seat belt may not be locked when it is pulled out quickly.
Honda Jazz (2020)The seat belt may not be locked when it is pulled out quickly.
Honda Civic (2018 – 2019)The low-pressure fuel pump may fail.
Honda HR-V (2018 – 2019)The low-pressure fuel pump may fail.
Honda CR-V (2018 – 2019)The low-pressure fuel pump may fail.
Hyundai Santa Fe (2006 – 2008)Oil and humidity may penetrate into the power supply of the ABS control module.
Jeep Compass (2019 – 2020)The head joint of the windscreen wipers can be improperly formed.
Jeep Wrangler (2017 – 2020)The clutch pressure plate may overheat and fail due to friction.
Jeep Gladiator (2019 – 2020)The clutch pressure plate may overheat and fail due to friction.
Kia Carnival (2005 – 2008)Oil and humidity may penetrate into the power supply of the ABS control module.
Kia Sorento (2005 – 2008)Oil and humidity may penetrate into the power supply of the ABS control module.
Mini Clubman (2020)A rollover detection sensor inside the airbag control unit might be defective.
Mercedes-Benz GLE (2019)The piston bar seal on the shock absorbers does not meet the durability requirements.
Mercedes-Benz GLS (2019)The piston bar seal on the shock absorbers does not meet the durability requirements.
Mercedes-Benz (various models 2020)The left-hand side, rear seat-back lock does not comply with the specifications.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2018 – 2020)The electrical wiring harness can jam and become damaged in the bogies of the front seat.
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT (2018 – 2019)The elastomer material of the oil feed line for the exhaust-gas turbocharger may not comply with the specification.
Mercedes-Benz G-Class (2018 – 2019)The elastomer material of the oil feed line for the exhaust-gas turbocharger may not comply with the specification.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class (2018 – 2019)The elastomer material of the oil feed line for the exhaust-gas turbocharger may not comply with the specification.
Mercedes-Benz E-Class (2018 – 2019)The elastomer material of the oil feed line for the exhaust-gas turbocharger may not comply with the specification.
Peugeot 208 II (2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly routed.
Peugeot 208 (2019)The fixings of the rear shock absorbers are not properly tightened.
Peugeot 2008 II (2019)The rear brake hoses may have been incorrectly routed.
Peugeot 508 II (2019 – 2020)Some fixing screws in the rear axle could break.
Peugeot Expert (2017 – 2019)Incorrectly attached earth cables may cause the electronic stability program (ESP) to fail.
Peugeot Traveller (2017 – 2019)Incorrectly attached earth cables may cause the electronic stability program (ESP) to fail.
Porsche Cayenne (2017 – 2019)Fuel leakage may occur because of a weak component of the quick-connect fitting on the fuel line.
Renault Captur (2019)The bonding of the panorama glass roofing may be defective.
Renault Kadjar (2019)The catalytic converter does not function properly.
Renault Megane IV (2019)The catalytic converter does not function properly.
Toyota Auris HV (2014 – 2018)Specific transistors in the boost converter of the Intelligent Power Module (IPM) can be damaged.
Toyota Prius (2014 – 2016)Specific transistors in the boost converter of the Intelligent Power Module (IPM) can be damaged.
Toyota RAV4 (2019)The front lower arms may have cracks on some portions of their surface.
Volkswagen Touareg (2019)An oil line in the automatic gearbox may have a manufacturing defect.
Volkswagen Golf 8 (2019 – 2020)The emergency call service may not be functioning.
Volvo (various models 2010 – 2018)The tensile strength of the steel of the safety belt’s fixing cable may decrease.
Volvo (various models 2014 – 2018)Air bubbles may remain in the engine’s cooling system after filling with coolant.


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