Passenger car "Fiesta"

Recall published
2011-12-19
Brand
Product title
Passenger car "Fiesta"
Product description
Passenger car.
Risk
A plug in the exhaust system may come loose of its own accord. In rare cases, the plug may become fully detached and hot exhaust gases may escape into the engine compartment. Those hot exhaust gases may be sufficient to ignite the plastic cover of the radiator fan and enter the interior of the vehicle. As a result, there is a risk of an accident.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
Type: JA8, EC type approval e9*2001/116*0069 (only vehicles with a 1.6 l TDCI/70 kW diesel engine).
Type JR8, EC type approval: e9*2007/46*0002*04 (only vehicles with a 1.4 l TDCI/51 kW diesel engine).
The vehicles affected were produced between 21 July 2011 and 2 November 2011.
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Fire
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
1465/11
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Germany

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