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

Alert number: A12/1279/14

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Defender

Batch number / Barcode:  SALLDKVT8BA820578 to SALLDKVT7BA408683. Vehicles built between 01/09/2010 and 04/07/2011 and sold in the Czech Republic and Poland.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Land Rover

Type / number of model:  Defender 130 SDT

Risk type: Injuries
The front axle tube could fracture over a period of time. If not identified, this could result in the detachment of the wheel and hub assembly from the vehicle and increase the risk of an accident.

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

Description:  Passenger car

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Poland