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

Alert number: 0890/09

Product:  Passenger cars - Punto, Idea, Idea, Panda, Palio, Siena

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: FIAT

Type / number of model:  Fiat Punto, Punto Van, Idea, Idea Van, Panda, Panda Van, Palio, Siena with 1.3 SDE, 70 HP engine

Risk type: Fire
The products pose a risk of fire since on the affected vehicles, some diesel leaks could occur in the recirculation pipe due to the non-compliance of welding on one connector.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective actions taken by the importer. (By: Other)

Description:  The recall concerns Fiat vehicles, with chassis numbers in the range: Punto and Punto Van: from 1103252 to 1117100; Idea and Idea Van: from 191321 to 194341 + single chassis 1954056; Panda and Panda Van: from 1380151 to 1425382; Palio and Siena: from 6478169 to 6482332.

Country of origin: Italy

Alert submitted by: Greece

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland, Ireland, Germany, Portugal, Hungary