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

Alert number: A12/0110/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Kauai

Batch number / Barcode:  Production period: from 09/05/2018 to 19/12/2018;

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Hyundai

Type / number of model:  - Model: Kauai; - VIN's: from KMHK381GFKU000652 to KMHK581GUKU021190; - EC-type approval number: e4*2007/46*1259*01.

Risk type: Injuries
The Airbag Control Unit may detect a fault in the impact sensor.
As a consequence, the airbag may not deploy properly during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

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

Description:  Passenger car. Company recall code: 81C101.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Malta, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands