Passenger car - oil pressure switch

Recall published
2008-03-31
Brand
Product title
Passenger car - oil pressure switch
Product description
The recall concerns 2003 to 2005 model year OPEL ASTRA G/H vehicles. VINS numbers :- Astra H From 5 2 000002 to 5 2 192573 - Astra H From 4 5 000007 to 5 5 160651 - Astra H From 4 8 000033 to 5 8 171196- Astra G From 3 2 000013 to 4 2 230983- Astra G From 3 5 000004 to 4 5 153272- Astra G From 3 6 072891 to 3 6 152042- Astra G From 3 8 000004 to 4 8 052493- Astra G From 3 B 006415 to 5 B 003662- Astra G From 4 G 040702 to 5 G 099437
Risk
The product poses a risk of fire because the upper oil pressure switch releases engine oil onto the heat protection shield of the exhaust pipe which might cause it to self-ignite, thus causing the risk of a thermal incident.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Models ASTRA G/H
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
0406/08
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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