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

Alert number: A12/0765/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Karoq

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between April 2018 and June 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Skoda

Type / number of model:  Type-approval number: e8*2007/46*0272; type: NU

Risk type: Injuries
The locking pin for securing the head restraints may be missing from the central rear seat.
In the event of an accident, the central rear head restraint may consequently become detached from the guide rods and lose its supportive and protective effect.

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

Description:  Passenger car under Skoda recall code: 72I9.

Country of origin: Czech Republic

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia