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UK Motorhome Recalls

Motorhome and base vehicle recalls January - March 2016

These are the motorhome and relevant base vehicles recalls that we are aware of, please note that this may not be an exhaustive list and you can check your particular make and model for any current or previous recall on the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Vehicle Recalls page here:  www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/apps/recalls/default.asp Ext Link

About UK Automotive Recall System

Recalls to address safety defects in automotive products are launched and monitored under the terms of Codes of Practice formulated from discussions between the Department for Transport and the Trade Associations representing the Motor Manufacturing industry. The General Product Safety Regulations 2005 provide the legal support.

If you believe you have experienced a safety defect due to a deficiency in the design or construction of your automotive product, please contact DVSA on 0117 9543300 or complete a report form (a link to which is on the website) or email


Auto-Trail

Vehicle details
Reference : RSPV/2015/003
Manufacturer Ref :  
Make: AUTO-TRAIL
Model : Imala, Tracker, Apache 632, V Line (600,620), Frontier
Launch Date : 25/01/2016
Numbers Involved : 749
Build Start Date : 01/05/2014
Build End Date : 30/04/2015 
Recall Details
Concern : CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE MAY BE AFFECTED
Description : It has been identified that under certain situations it is possible for the weld joining the bracket post to the base plate to fail. This could allow the TV monitor to become detached from its stored position. If this was to occur whilst the vehicle is in motion, it can result in either block the drivers view of the road or strike them causing injury.
Remedial Action : Recall all affected vehicles to replace the monitor bracket with a stronger version.
Vehicle Id : 02577184 to 0282654
02577184 to 02823654
02577184 to 02823654
02577184 to 02823654
02577184 to 02823654

 Bilbos

Vehicle details
Reference : RSPV/2015/007
Manufacturer Ref : HTR/01/2015 
Make: BILBOS DESIGN
Model : VW T5 Bilbos Motorcaravan
Launch Date : 01/02/2016
Numbers Involved : 87
Build Start Date : 12/12/2003
Build End Date : 05/10/2012 
Recall Details
Concern : HIGH TOP ROOF COULD DETACH OR ALLOW WATER INGRESS ONTO INTERIOR FITTINGS
Description : The glue used to fix the high top to the base vehicle overtime loses adherence. This may not be evident to the driver and water may cause none visible corrosion and could affect interior fittings. In the worst case scenario the high top could detach.
Remedial Action : Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and fit a new high top moulding with a new glue product. Where necessary correct any corrosion issues.
Vehicle Id :  

Fendt

Vehicle details
Reference : RSPV/2016/001
Manufacturer Ref :  
Make: FENDT-CARAVAN GMBH
Model : K400, K500, TI640, TI680, TI685 & TI690
Launch Date : 19/02/2016
Numbers Involved : 51
Build Start Date : 01/01/2007
Build End Date : 31/12/2012 
Recall Details
Concern : PANORAMIC ROOF WINDOW MAY DETACH
Description : While driving the adhesive bonds between the acrylic glass pane and the roof corpus may become loose, so that there is a risk that the windows affected will fall from the vehicle.
Remedial Action : Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and check the adhesion of the panoramic windows. An additional adhesive seam will be applied to the affected units.
Vehicle Id :  

Fiat Ducato

Vehicle details
Reference : R/2015/255
Manufacturer Ref : 5956 
Make: FIAT
Model : Ducato Van
Launch Date : 22/01/2016
Numbers Involved : 5303
Build Start Date : 01/10/2014
Build End Date : 11/12/2015 
Recall Details
Concern : ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS MAY BE DEACTIVATED
Description : In some circumstances the driver and passenger may experience consequent switching off of the instrument panel light and possible deactivation of other electronic systems, such as the ABS and airbags. The concern is caused by loose connections at the ignition switch contact holder block.
Remedial Action : Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and replace the ignition switch contact holder block.
Vehicle Id : ZFA25000002729501 to ZFA25000002904391

Ford Transit

Vehicle details
Reference : R/2015/215
Manufacturer Ref : 15S33 
Make: FORD
Model : Transit
Launch Date : 13/01/2016
Numbers Involved : 1709
Build Start Date : 14/03/2015
Build End Date : 21/10/2015 
Recall Details
Concern : VEHICLE HANDLING MAY BE COMPROMISED BY REAR STABILISER FAULT
Description : The Rear Stabiliser bar may not be to specification. This could result in the Rear Stabiliser bar cracking and failing which will result in the vehicle handling characteristics being adversely affected.
Remedial Action : Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and fit a new rear stabiliser bar.
Vehicle Id : WF0DXXTTGDFD21712 to WF0EXXTTGEFE41391

Peugeot Boxer III

Vehicle details
Reference : R/2016/004
Manufacturer Ref : HFC 
Make: PEUGEOT
Model : Boxer III
Launch Date : 13/01/2016
Numbers Involved : 8915
Build Start Date : 30/09/2014
Build End Date : 16/06/2015 
Recall Details
Concern : INSTRUMENT DISPLAY MAY TURN OFF INTERMITTENTLY
Description : The electrical switch of the steering lock may not conform to specification. This could cause the intermittent unwanted switching off of information displays on the instrument panel.
Remedial Action : Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and replace the ignition switch.
Vehicle Id : VF3******12730037 to VF3******12904379

Renault Trafic and Master

Vehicle details
Reference : R/2016/001
Manufacturer Ref : 0C68 
Make: RENAULT
Model : Kadjar, Mégane, Scenic, Trafic, (With R9M engine) Master (with 39T Engine)
Launch Date : 08/01/2016
Numbers Involved : 323
Build Start Date :  
Build End Date :  
Recall Details
Concern : ENGINE POWER AND/OR BRAKING EFFICIENCY MAY BE AFFECTED
Description : On affected vehicles the drive to brake vacuum pump may fail. This may cause a loss of brake servo assistance and a "hard" brake pedal. It may also cause a reduction in engine power.
Remedial Action : Check the manufacture date of the vacuum pump and where necessary replace the pump.
Vehicle Id : VF1JZ03BH54000167 to VF1JZ03JH54188488
VF1RFE00354005212 to VF1RFE00754134988
VF11FL10253997335 to VF14FL00254018393
VF1MAF4RF54086680 to VF1MAFEWC54245492
VF1BZ030H53964214 to VF1KZ030H54134886

Vauxhall Movano and Vivaro

Vehicle details
Reference : R/2015/257
Manufacturer Ref : 15-C-104 
Make: VAUXHALL
Model : Movano B & Vivaro B
Launch Date : 09/02/2016
Numbers Involved : 598
Build Start Date : 02/10/2015
Build End Date : 15/10/2015 
Recall Details
Concern : LOSS OF BRAKING PERFORMANCE
Description : The servo vacuum pump may fail causing a "hard" bake pedal, loss of engine power and the vehicle may adopt "limp home " mode. A warning lamp may also illuminate.
Remedial Action : On affected vehicles replace vacuum pump.
Vehicle Id : GS017373 to GS017808
GV607321 to GV609292
GB089609 to GB091451

Renault Trafic III

Vehicle Details
Reference : R/2016/017
Manufacturer Ref : OC59 
Make: RENAULT
Model : Trafic III
Launch Date : 01/03/2016
Numbers Involved : 12832
Build Start Date : 01/01/2014
Build End Date : 30/03/2016 
Recall Details
Concern : BONNET MAY OPEN WITHOUT WARNING
Description : On a small number of vehicles, one or more of the bonnet lock bolts may not be correctly tightened. In exceptional cases this may cause the bonnet to open whilst driving.
Remedial Action : On affected vehicles, check and where necessary, tighten bonnet lock bolts.
Vehicle Id : VF11FL10250257069 to VF1JL000X53647103

 

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