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

Alert number: A12/1242/18

Product:  Commercial vehicle / Heavy goods vehicle

Name: Crafter NF

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles affected were manufactured between 23 February 2018 and 12 March 2018.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: VW

Type / number of model:  Type approval number: e1*2007/46*1616, e1*2007/46*1621 Type: SYN2Z, SZN1Z

Risk type: Injuries
The actuator is inadequate and the handbrake cables are incorrectly positioned.
As a result, the cables can slip and bend when the parking brake is applied, causing them to tear over time.

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

Description:  Commercial vehicle / Heavy goods vehicle

Country of origin: Poland

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Denmark, Luxembourg