Recall for 90,000 plug-in hybrid Opel, Peugeot, DS and Citroen vehicles

Opel Grandland X PHEV

Around the world, 90,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles of the brands Opel, Peugeot, DS and Citroen must return to service centers. Specifically, it concerns the models Citroen C5 Aircross, DS7 Crossback, Opel Grandland and Peugeot 508 and 3008. In Germany alone, 32,000 plug-in hybrids produced from 2019 to 2023 are affected.

“On the recalled vehicles, the service center will check the drive battery carrier and, if necessary, make drainage holes in the specified places,” stated Opel. Also, if necessary, corrosion protection will be applied.

Without it, corrosion of the battery reinforcement and the battery case can occur due to water accumulation. The Federal Transportation Administration warns that in the worst case scenario, this could lead to a battery or vehicle fire.

The recall is marked “JHW” for Citroën and DS, “KC5” for Opel, “MA5” for Peugeot. As he reports N1repair in the service center should take 30 to 45 minutes.


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