Record-breaking 37 Recalls in September 2018 – Seven Issued by Volkswagen, Six by Mercedes-Benz


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In September 2018, the record-breaking 37 recalls were issued via the EU Rapex system concerning 50 models from 16 manufacturers. Volkswagen announced most recalls (7), while Mercedes-Benz only one less followed by Opel with four. Peugeot, Porsche, and Citroën reported three and at least one recall was reported by Dodge, Ford, Chrysler, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Mini, Nissan, and Toyota. 12-year-old Volkswagen Passat was the oldest car recalled in September. There were also five new recalls for six motorcycles.

We have summed up all the recalls in our regular weekly reports. A comprehensive table is available at the end of this article. Motorcycle recalls can be found in our sister page moto-recalls.eu.

Porsche reports suspension problems, Mitsubishi ASX with tailpipe falling on the road (week 39/18)
Three recalls for three different models were announced this week by Porsche. Two of them concern suspension and may be particularly dangerous… full article

Overheating engines at Peugeot and Citroën, Ford may lose air conditioning (week 38/18)
An incorrect version of the engine software may cause PSA engines to overheat, which may cause an oil leak from the sump drain cap. Additionally, because of a malfunction of the warning system, there is no driver alert. The defect occurs on cars manufactured from the beginning of 2016 to the spring of 2018… full article

Toyota, Opel, and Mazda announced recalls due to the fire risk (week 37/18)
More than a million hybrids around the world will be recalled by Toyota because of the risk of fire. Vibration during vehicle use may cause the insulation on the wires to wear over time and expose the core wire, causing an electrical short circuit… full article

Repeated Recall for VW Passat 2006 – 2008, The First Fix May Not Have Been Successful (week 36/18)
Repeated recalls are not so exceptional. Recently, Toyota recalled Corolla models from 2006 to 2013 for the second time because the passenger airbag inflator could be fitted in the wrong orientation when replaced. A similar situation is now with the Volkswagen and his Passat models from 2006-2008… full article



Recalls in September 2018 by Manufacturer

Make Model Years Problem
Citroën C3 2018 Steering
Citroën Jumpy, Spacetourer 20162018 Engine Overheating
Citroën C4 Picasso, DS7 Crossback 2018 Oil Leak
Dodge RAM 20122017 Fire
Ford Edge, Mondeo, Galaxy, S-Max 20142018 Aircondition
Chrysler 300, Aspen 2008 Airbag
Land Rover Range Rover PHEV 20172018 Fuel
Lexus LC500h 20162018 Electronic
Mazda MX-5, CX-3, Mazda 2 20142017 Electronic
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 20172018 Electronic
Mercedes-Benz Vito/V-Class 20132018 Airbag
Mercedes-Benz E-Class Cabrio 2017 Isofix
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 20162017 Bodywork
Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class 2018 Engine
Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS 20102016 Fire
Mitsubishi ASX 20112018 Engine
Mini Countryman 20162018 Fire
Nissan NV200, Juke 2017 Electronic
Opel Insignia 20172018 Door Locks
Opel Insignia 2018 Fire
Opel Cascada, Zafira 20172018 Fire
Opel Grandland X 2018 Suspension
Peugeot Expert 4 20162017 Towbar
Peugeot 308, 3008, 5008 20162018 Engine Overheating
Peugeot Expert, Traveller 20162018 Engine Overheating
Porsche Panamera 20152018 Suspension
Porsche Cayenne 20162018 Seatbelts
Porsche 918 Spyder 20132015 Suspension
Toyota Prius, Prius Plug-in Hybrid, C-HR 20152018 Electronic
Toyota ProAce 20162017 Tow-bar
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 20172018 Suspension
Volkswagen Polo 20162018 Seatbelts
Volkswagen Crafter 20162018 Suspension
Volkswagen Passat 20062008 Airbag
Volkswagen Up!, Polo 20152017 Tow eye
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 2018 Airbag
Volkswagen Passat 2018 Headrests


Latests Recalls

Volkswagen-Touran-2018-recall-sunroof 20. 10. 2018

Volkswagen Touran (2015 - 2018)

  20. 4. 2015 - 7. 7. 2018
Moisture can reach the LED module of the sunroof’s ambient lighting which may cause a short-ci ...
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Volkswagen-Tiguan-2018-recall-sunroof 20. 10. 2018

Volkswagen Tiguan (2015 - 2018)

  20. 4. 2015 - 7. 7. 2018
Moisture can reach the LED module of the sunroof’s ambient lighting which may cause a short-ci ...
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BMW-X6-2018-recall-wheel-bolts 20. 10. 2018

BMW X6 (2018)

  12. 7. 2018 - 2. 8. 2018
The wheel bolts may not have been correctly tightened and may consequently loosen over time and brea ...
BMW-X5-2018-recall-wheel-bolts 20. 10. 2018

BMW X5 (2018)

  12. 7. 2018 - 2. 8. 2018
The wheel bolts may not have been correctly tightened and may consequently loosen over time and brea ...
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Ford-Focus-2018-recall-child-lock 20. 10. 2018

Ford Focus (2018)

  16. 4. 2018 - 2. 8. 2018
The rear door latch has an incorrectly assembled spring that may cause the manual child lock to not ...
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BMW-X4-2018-recall-rear-brakes 20. 10. 2018

BMW X4 (2018)

  15. 4. 2018 - 27. 6. 2018
The coating of the rear brake caliper piston is defective and impacts the piston movement. This can ...
     22
BMW-X3-2018-recall-rear-brakes 19. 10. 2018

BMW X3 (2018)

  15. 4. 2018 - 27. 6. 2018
The coating of the rear brake caliper piston is defective and impacts the piston movement. This can ...
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Peugeot-4008-2014-recall-parking-brake 19. 10. 2018

Peugeot 4008 (2014)

  8. 7. 2014 - 23. 12. 2014
Due to the non-compliant piston assembly, the adjustment mechanism in the rear brake caliper might m ...
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