EU automotive recalls in the 41st week of 2020

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The European Commission publishes a list of durable consumer goods recently recalled in the EU, including automotive recalls, every week. You can find the types involved in each recall, the problematic production period, and a schematic description of the fault below the images below (for illustration only). The following, of course, only outline the nature of the problems; if you suspect that your car (engine, tractor, bus…) is affected, be sure to contact your dealer, in which case he is the source of your knowledge.

European recalls 2020. Week 41

VW Tiguan Allspace
Audi Q5
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 07/06/2020
The backrest frame of the front seats is poorly welded, and in the event of a roll-over accident, the backrest may not be able to withstand the forces.

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Renault Master
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 11/02/2019.
Due to incorrect grounding of the trailer electrical connector, the trailer lighting may not work. This phenomenon can also cause a fire.

Headlessness in several European industrial cities 3

Peugeot 508
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 11.11.2018-20.12.
The brake lines to the rear axle can come in contact with the wheels and be damaged.

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Mercedes-Benz X-Class
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 03/09/2015 to 03/08/2018
The child lock on the rear doors can be released automatically, in which case the rear doors can be opened freely from the inside.

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Mercedes-Benz GLE / GLS
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 11.11.2018-20.02.2019
A poorly glued windshield can become detached from the body in the event of a collision. In this case, the passenger airbag is not supported by the glass, so its protection function becomes unpredictable.

Headlessness in several European industrial cities 6

Nissan NV300
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 06.03.2019.
The screw connection securing the parking brake lever may break when the parking brake is used, so the parking brake will not serve its purpose.

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BMW 2 / 3 / 5 / 7 / X1 / X2 / X3 / X5
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 08/03/2020.
MINI Countryman
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 07/06/2020
The high voltage battery may become short-circuited at the beginning of charging, which may cause a fire.

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VW Amarok
Date of manufacture of the vehicles involved in the recall: 06.08.2016-20.06.
The cable or strap securing the spare wheel under the car may break, and the spare wheel may fall on the asphalt.

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class / CLS / E-Class / GLC / S-Class
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 03.03.2018-20.03.
Mercedes-Benz A-Class / B-Class / CLA / GLA / GLB
Date of manufacture of the vehicles concerned by the recall: 08.08.2017-20.07.
Leaking oil lines connected to the turbocharger of a four-cylinder gasoline engine can cause a fire hazard.

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