Top 10 most viewed listings on Car-Recalls.eu 2018


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The end of the year is an opportunity to retrospect. So, we looked at which of the published recalls raised the highest interest of our readers in 2018. It does not mean that these are the biggest Rapex recalls of the year, nor the most dangerous or the most important.

The following chart only shows which recalls were the most shared on our Facebook page or which were the most referenced from the various forums of each brand. We hope our information has been helpful.

Thank you for your interest in 2018 and wish you all the best in 2019.


10. Peugeot 208 (2017)

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A failure in the manufacturer’s glueing process when assembling the rear spoiler could lead to parts of the spoiler detaching while the vehicle is moving, causing a hazard for following vehicles.

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9. Nissan X-Trail (2004 – 2012)

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In the event of deployment of the passenger airbag, the inflator body of the airbag could shatter and release metal fragments into the vehicle cabin causing injuries to the occupants.

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8. Fiat Ducato (2016 – 2017)

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The exhaust gas recirculation pipe may break and cause a short circuit in contact with the alternator. This could lead to a fire in the vehicle.

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7. Alfa Romeo Giulietta (2010 – 2015)

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Due to a fault in the airbag propellant system, the second stage airbag might not deploy correctly or not deploy at all in the event of an accident.

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6. Ford Fiesta ST (2010 – 2014)

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Localised overheating of the engine cylinder head can occur due to the engine not containing sufficient coolant. This may cause the cylinder head to crack, causing a pressurised oil leak that may result in a fire in the engine compartment.

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5. BMW Series 1 (2011 – 2016)

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The control unit of the electronic power steering may have been incorrectly manufactured. This may cause a fire even when the vehicle is parked. Furthermore, steering assistance might fail while driving.

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4. Dacia Duster (2009 – 2017)

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The car horn system does not match the vehicle’s electrical system. As a consequence, the horn may stop working and the driver’s airbag may malfunction.

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3. Ford Focus (2014 – 2018)

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The clutch pressure plate may break. If this happens while the vehicle is in motion, propulsion may be lost.

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2. Peugeot 308 (2013 – 2017)

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The power terminal on the starter is incorrectly positioned which could result in the electric starter cable being in contact with the exhaust gas recirculation valve. This could lead to wear of the insulation of the electric starter cable and the risk of a short-circuit occurring.

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1. Opel Insignia (2009 – 2015)

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Due to gas leakage from the left damper, the rear door can suddenly descend after being raised in a normal manner. This can cause injuries to persons standing in the vicinity of the rear door.

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Alfa-Romeo-Giulia-2016-recall-cruise-control-fault 18. 5. 2019

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  31. 3. 2016 - 15. 3. 2019
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Alfa-Romeo-Stelvio-2018-recall-cruise-control-fault 18. 5. 2019

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  31. 3. 2016 - 15. 3. 2019
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Mercedes-Benz-X-Class-2018-recall-roof-load 18. 5. 2019

Mercedes-Benz X-Class (2017 - 2019)

  1. 6. 2018 - 13. 3. 2019
Defective operating manual can cause the roof load to be exceeded if a canopy is subsequently fitted ...
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mercedes-benz-sprinter-906-sliding-door-recall 18. 5. 2019

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2018)

  20. 3. 2018 - 13. 10. 2018
Missing cover on the sliding door of the stowage space. As a result, sharp edges become exposed when ...
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Dodge-Charger-2015-recall-transmission-shaft-fault 18. 5. 2019

Dodge Charger (2014 - 2018)

  5. 8. 2014 - 8. 3. 2018
The universal joint on the front power transmission shaft may be defective and could break. As a res ...
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Skoda-Karoq-2018-recall-fault-rear-head-restraint 17. 5. 2019

Skoda Karoq (2018)

  4/2018 - 6/2018
The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat. In the e ...
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Citroen-Mehari-2018-recall-rear-arm-fault 17. 5. 2019

Citroën Mehari (2017 - 2018)

  29. 8. 2017 - 26. 1. 2018
The rear control-arm prop may be incorrectly fastened. This can impair driving stability, increasing ...
Toyota-Yaris-2015-recall-airbag-wire 12. 5. 2019

Toyota Yaris (2014 - 2017)

  27. 7. 2014 - 17. 2. 2017
The wire harnesses of the side airbag sensors could crack and the wires may corrode. In the event of ...
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