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

Alert number: A12/01090/20

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Kuga PHEV

Company recall code:  20S34
Production dates:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 1 July 2019 and 31 July 2020.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Ford

Type / number of model:  e13*2007/46*2188*02

Counterfeit: NO

Risk type: Fire
Physical damage to the Secondary On-Board Diagnostic Control Module A (SOBDM) and/or the SOBDM connector could allow water ingress to the module which may cause an electrical short. A short in the SOBDM can potentially cause one or more battery cells to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. /

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)


Country of origin: Spain

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia