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21/10/2021

ALERT: Fiat recalls over 450 Irish vehicles due to issue with brakes

ALERT: Fiat recalls over 450 Irish vehicles over issue with brakes

Fiat is carrying out a voluntary recall of over 450 passenger vehicles amid concerns over an issue with their brakes.

According to a notice published by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC), the recall affects certain Ducato passenger vehicles.

“Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland DAC is carrying out a voluntary recall of certain Ducato passenger vehicles,” reads the notice.

"A safety issue has been identified whereby the brake pipes can be damaged through mechanical contact with other components, resulting in the leakage of brake fluid and consequently restricted braking action.

"The retaining clamp of the brake pipes on the bulkhead is being checked and, where necessary, repositioned.

The notice says the affected vehicles were produced between 31 October 2014 to 16 July 2019.

The vehicles were produced between October 31, 2014 and July 16, 2019 and there are approximately 458 vehicles affected in the Republic of Ireland.

The CCCP says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Ireland DAC will contact all affected customers to advise of further steps.

If you believe your vehicle may be impacted by this recall, Fiat Customer Care may be contacted at 1800 342800 with your chassis number. The chassis number can be found on the lower right-hand side of the windscreen (passenger side).

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