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

Alert number: A12/1579/12

Product:  Passenger car

Name: C3, C3 Picasso, DS3

Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles


Type / number of model:  EC type approvals: C3: e2*2007/46*0003*11, e2*2007/46*0003*12, e2*2007/46*0003*13, e2*2007/46*0003*14, e2*2007/46*0003*15, e2*2007/46*0003*16 C3 Picasso: e2*2001/116*0371*12, e2*2001/116*0371*13 DS3: e2*2007/46*0003*11, e2*2007/46*0003*12, e2*2007/46*0003*13, e2*2007/46*0003*15, e2*2007/46*0003*16 The recall concerns the vehicles produced from 07/02/2011 to 26/01/2012, with VINs: C3: from VF7ATTENTAA698830 to VF7SCZMZOBW629283 C3 Picasso: from VF7SH5FJ8BT548662 to VF7SH9HR8CT504008 DS3: from VF7ATTENTBW596528 to VF7SAHMZOBW606718

Risk type: Injuries
One of the components of the ABS/ESP hydraulic system may not meet the manufacturer’s required specification which could alter the functioning of the anti-lock braking system and the electronic stability control and cause an accident

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

Description:  Passenger car.

Country of origin: France

Alert submitted by: Greece

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Ireland, Denmark, The Netherlands, Sweden, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovenia, Portugal, Finland, Norway