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

Alert number: A12/0353/19

Product:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle

Name: Transit, Transit Custom

Batch number / Barcode:  Specific vehicles built between 06/02/2017 and 29/08/2017

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Ford

Type / number of model:  TR*2007/46*7438*18, TR*2007/46*7443*13, TR*2007/46*7443*14, TR*2007/46*7472*25, TR*2007/46*8161*10, Type-approval numbers: e1*2007/46*1100*07; e1*2007/46*1005*09; e1*2007/46*1096*07; e1*2007/46*1096*08; e1*2007/46*1098*07; e1*2007/46*1100*07; e1*2007/46*1100*08, e11*2007/46*0801*06

Risk type: Injuries
The shoulder height adjuster bolt on the driver-side's front seatbelt may be incorrectly torqued.
As a result, in the event of an accident, the seatbelt anchorage bolt may separate from the seatbelt shoulder height adjuster, leading to injuries.

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

Description:  Passenger van / Light commercial vehicle

Country of origin: Turkey

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Finland, Germany, Poland