When an automaker issues a recall involving a large number of vehicles that urgently need to be returned to service, that means there is an issue that needs to be addressed. One example of this comes from the Nissan brand, which is facing an accident involving some cars that were affected by manufacturing defect, as indicated in the leaflet. Here is the big picture:
- Fiat and Alfa Romeo
The cars of the respective pagers are Nissan Note, Serena, Aura, Leaf and Kicks, produced and sold in recent years. Approximately 669,000 units have been sold in Japan, with the remainder shipped worldwide.
In terms of the severity of the problems, the onboard electrical system is the concern due to a manufacturing defect which, at best, can cause inconvenience to the owner and, at worst, can lead to Disengage from the cruise control at high speeds. The car manufacturer asked interested parties to go to the assistance service for a solution.
Fiat and Alfa Romeo
Stellantis issued a sample recall Fiat TipoAnd Fiat 500X And Alfa Romeo Tonale, which is published through the Rapex Safety Gate. The reason for the recall is the same as the one owners of the new Alfa Romeo SUV were previously told to return to the workshop a few months ago. The European Bulletin provides information about potential fire hazards related to the 48-volt lithium battery in hybrid models.
the Potential fire hazard It can suddenly occur due to a faulty valve in the 48V battery booster. This may cause the battery to lose functionality and overheat if water enters, increasing the risk of fire. The product does not comply with Type approval regulation and monitor the market for cars and their trailers, as well as separate systems, components and technical units intended for these vehicles.
Vehicles affected by the recall Jeep Renegade And Jeep Compass E Hybrid, due to the potential fire hazard associated with the lithium battery. The Jeep Renegade and Jeep Compass e-Hybrid recall was reported by Rapex Safety Gate. According to the recovery agency, the lithium battery problem is related to potential defects in the battery and water intrusion. The potential risk of fire, in the event of a short circuit, prompted Stellantis to issue a recall designated as 59A for 48V Jeep Mild Hybrid models.
At the heart of the call is Low capacity lithium battery (0.8 kWh) that powers the electric motor integrated in the gearbox, which acts as a booster and assists the internal combustion engine while driving. The European Bulletin states that “improper production of the battery can lead to its loss of functionality due to water leakage. This can cause the battery to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. The product does not comply with the regulations on type approval and Monitor the car market and their trailers, as well as separate systems, components and technical units intended for these vehicles.
DS4 And DS7 Crossback Plugin It has undergone a European recall due to the potential fire hazard associated with the lithium battery. The problem, as specified in the Rapex Safety Gate, can occur especially during the recharge phase due to a malfunction in the control system. According to the European Commission Bulletin, a potential fire hazard can occur during Lithium battery charging through the charging station.
To address this problem, Stellantis launched the Connect to internal JVD code. The European publication states that “the temperature sensor on the charging cable may be defective, which may cause the cable itself to overheat, resulting in a Fire hazards. The product does not comply with the Regulation on the Approval and Market Control of Motor Vehicles and their Trailers, as well as the separate systems, components and technical units intended for such vehicles.
Call Jaguar I-Pace iIn Europe, notified by the Rapex Safety Gate, it has been issued due to a potential risk of overheating of the lithium battery. The recall details provided by Rapex relate to the vehicles under examination. A previous Jaguar I-Pace has already been recalled due to possible accelerated deterioration of the high-voltage battery, which could lead to a fire.
The new call indicates that the high voltage battery It can also have a problem with overheating, which can lead to a phenomenon known as thermal runaway. As stated in the European Commission Bulletin, “Thermal overloads can occur under the vehicle, where the high voltage battery is located. As a result, there are Fire and smoke hazard This could cause injury to vehicle occupants or persons outside the vehicle. The product does not comply with the regulations on the approval and market control of motor vehicles and their trailers, systems, components and separate technical units intended for these vehicles.
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