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

Alert number: A12/0470/18

Product:  Van

Name: Crafter

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were produced between 5 December 2016 and 7 September 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: VW

Type / number of model:  Crafter NF Type-approval number: e1*2007/46*1613*## Type: SYN1E Code: 53C3

Risk type: Injuries
With intensive trailer use, screws attaching the trailer coupling device may become loose.
This may impair stability in trailer operation and ultimately lead to the entire trailer coupling device becoming detached.

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

Description:  Van

Country of origin: Poland

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Hungary, Norway, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands