The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0701/11

Product:  Passenger car "Agila A"

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Opel

Type / number of model:  Vehicles from: 3 G 077226 to 7 G 129308. Production period: from 2003 to 2007

Risk type: Fire, Injuries
Fuel tank corrosion may occur. The paint of the fuel tank can delaminate from the underlying coating and in severe cases this might lead to perforation of the fuel tank resulting in fuel leaks.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer (By: Other)

Description:  Passenger car

Country of origin: Poland

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Germany, Hungary, Sweden, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Spain, The Netherlands, Ireland, United Kingdom