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Van - Movano

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SIAR Code: 6788
Category: Motor Vehicles, Parts & Accessories
Source: RAPEX
Source URL: http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/dyna/rapex/create_rapex.cfm?rx_id=330
Publication Date: Dec 16, 2010
Affected Countries: Greece
Product Origin Country: France
Product Description: Van
Product Brand: Movano, Opel
Type / Number Model: Type/number of model: 2010 model year vehicles produced in France:

1. Recall 10-C-038: only vehicles with single front seats (driver and/or passenger) are affected.

2. Recall 10-C-039: only front wheel driven vehicles are affected.
Defect Description: The product poses a risk of injuries because:

1. The seatbelt bracket may be incorrectly assembled on the outer side of the single front seat which could prevent the seat belt from protecting the driver in the case of an accident.

2. The left-hand axle stub of the rear axle might detach from the knuckle holder with the result that the axle could separate from its holder, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle and leading to the risk of a road accident.
Risks: Injuries and Laceration
Measures: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the manufacturer