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

Alert number: A12/0614/17

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Captur, Kadjar

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned are: Captur 1.5 dCi 110 hp manufactured between the start of production and 4 September 2015 (7 588); Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with manual gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 1 July 2015 (2 973). Kadjar 1.5 dCi 110 hp with automatic gearbox manufactured between the start of production and 2 July 2015 (900).

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: RENAULT

Type / number of model:  Captur: e2*2001/116*0327*66 to 72. Kadjar: e2*2007/46*0475*00 and 01.

Risk type: Environment
Due to a calibration error in the engine management controller, the after-treatment system for nitrogen oxides (NOx) is progressively saturated with sulphur. This leads to bad functioning of the nitrogen oxides (NOx) trap, reducing its efficiency in decontaminating NOx emissions.

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

Description:  Passenger car.

Country of origin: France

Alert submitted by: France

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom