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

Alert number: A12/2171/14

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Cruze, Orlando

Batch number / Barcode:  Cruze: AK500153 - AKI585519 - build dates: 28/11/08-27/2/11, Orlando: BK007979 - CK500160- build dates 15/9/10 - 30/3/11

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Chevrolet

Type / number of model:  Cruze 2.0 Diesel and Orlando 2.0 Diesel

Risk type: Injuries
Vehicles may experience right hand drive shaft separation of the outer CV (constant velocity) joint during harsh cornering or U turns. If parked on an incline without the parking brake applied the vehicle could move unexpectedly and may result in a crash or injury.

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

Description:  Diesel engine passenger car.

Country of origin: Republic of Korea

Alert submitted by: United Kingdom

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Portugal, Germany, Sweden, Malta, Ireland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Slovenia, Finland, Spain, Hungary