Passenger car – Ford New Transit

Recall published
2007-06-25
Brand
Product title
Passenger car – Ford New Transit
Product description
The recall (No 7C108) concerns Ford New Transit (FWD & RWD) vehicles produced from 21 October 2005 to 27 April 2007 (produced in Otosan, Turkey) and from 1 December 2005 to 27 April 2007 (produced in Southampton, UK).
Risk
This product poses a serious risk of injuries because it may be possible for the front shock absorber to move in its lower mounting. Movement of the shock absorber in its lower mounting could possibly result in the tyre contacting the wheel arch, or in the case of FWD vehicles, the shock absorber contacting the driveshaft, worsening the vehicle’s road behaviour.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. Press release has been issued.
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Van, model New Transit (FWD & RWD)
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Turkey, United Kingdom
RAPEX Reference
0650/07
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Greece

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