Recalls and problems Tesla, VW, Hyundai, DS and more

Recalls and problems Tesla, VW, Hyundai, DS and more


Although with a little delay due to the Christmas holidays, today we bring you the recalls published weekly by the European Comission, a list that, as you can see, this time includes models with Takata airbas problems, quality failures, assembly problems and various failures.

Brand: TOYOTA

Name: PROACE CITY

Production dates: 14.12.2019 – 24.08.2021

Company recall code: 21SMD-103

Risk type: Injuries

There may be a fuel leak from the auxiliary heater which could cause fuel to spill onto the road.

The product does not meet the requirements established in the Regulation on approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of the systems, components and independent technical units intended for said vehicles.

Make: Volvo

Name: XC40

Production dates: 2019

Company recall code: R10143

Risk type: Injuries

The starter motor may fail, which can cause noise or no engine starting.

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Make: Peugeot

Name: Partner / Rifter, 508

Production dates: 08.11.2017 – 29.01.2021

Company recall code: KRH

Risk type: Fire

Due to wiring problems and software update, fuel may leak. Fuel leaks increase the risk of fire

Make: VW

Name: Atlas

Production dates: 20.05.2020 – 4.03.2021

Company recall code: 87H4

Risk type: Injuries

The condensation drain ducts located in the air conditioning housing were not drilled, this prevents condensation from flowing through the condensation duct as expected, allowing it to end up inside the vehicle. Condensation could enter the airbag control unit and cause a malfunction, such as accidental activation.

Make: Hyundai

Name: Tucson

Production dates: from October 2021 to November 2021.

Company recall code: 11DC43

Risk type: Injuries

The rear brake caliper assembly has a material defect that causes poor brake performance. This can increase the risk of an accident.

Make: Citroën, DS

Name: Berlingo, C5 Aircross, DS7 Crossback

Production dates: 19.04.2017 – 11.10.2021

Company recall code: HWY

Risk type: Fire

Due to wiring problems and software update, fuel may leak. Fuel leaks increase the risk of fire

Make: Porsche

Name: Taycan

Production dates: 17.06.2020 -16.11.2020

Company recall code: AMC3

Risk type: Injuries

The suspension arms on the rear axle can be released. This can cause a loss of stability, increasing the risk of an accident.

Brand: Alfa Romeo

Name: Giulia, Stelvio

Production dates: 01.11.2020 – 31.05.2021

Company recall code: 6396

Risk type: Fire

Due to a manufacturing defect, the integrated fuel pressure and temperature sensor in the vehicles in question may affect the fuel supply line. This can lead to fuel leaks, increasing the risk of fire in the engine compartment.

The product does not meet the requirements established in the Regulation on the approval and market surveillance of motor vehicles and their trailers, as well as the systems, components and independent technical units intended for such vehicles.

Brand: Tesla

Name: Model 3

Production dates: 09/20/2020 – 12/30/2020

Company recall code: SB-21-20-006

Risk type: Injuries

An improperly mounted side curtain airbag may not deploy properly in a crash. This could increase the risk of ejection or injury to passengers.

Brand: Tesla

Name: Model 3, Model Y

Production dates: 01/03/2019 – 06/04/2021

Company recall code: SB-21-31-003

Risk type: Injuries

The front suspension side control arm is attached to the subframe using two clips. Loosening one of these fasteners enough or coming off the subframe can cause the wheel alignment to change. This will cause instability, which could have a negative effect on vehicle control and increase the risk of a collision.

Make: MAZDA

Name: BT 50

Production dates: from May 2, 2006 to September 22, 2011

Company recall code: AJ046B

Risk type: Injuries

Prolonged exposure to moisture can explode the passenger front air bag module. This can cause the air bag to inflate improperly in a crash, releasing metal fragments.

Make: MAZDA

Name: Mazda6

Production dates: from August 3, 2007 to January 29, 2010.

Company recall code: AJ046C

Risk type: Injuries

Prolonged exposure to moisture can explode the passenger front air bag module. This can cause the air bag to inflate improperly in a crash, releasing metal fragments.

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