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Recall: No. 4 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2010/212
Exact Model: Abarth 500, Fiat 500 and Fiat Panda
VIN: ZFA16900001545643 to ZFA16900001596187(Panda), ZFA16900001545643 to ZFA16900001596187(500), ZFA31200000396248 to ZFA31200000438371(500), ZFA31200000396248 to ZFA31200000438371(Abarth), ZFA31200000396248 to ZFA31200000438371(Panda), ZFA16900001545643 to ZFA16900001596187(Abarth)
Build Date: 01/09/2009 to 30/11/2009
Numbers: 545
Defect: The upper fork on the steering shaft fork may not have been correctly fixed/'staked' onto the shaft. This may cause a knock from the steering and in extreme cases the fork may separate from the shaft and result in loss of steering control.
Action: To check the shaft for the presence of the 2 'Stake' markings.
Launch Date: 13 December 2010
Recall: No. 5 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2008/181
Exact Model: Fiat 500 & Grande Punto 1.2 & 1.4 8v petrol version
VIN: ZFA19900001399865 to ZFA19900001462107
Build Date: 01 Sept 2008 to 31 Oct 2008
Numbers: 1893
Defect: Fuel may leak, as on some engines the fuel manifolds may not be to specification. If the fuel manifold leaks it is possible that a loss of power could occur and the engine cut out.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to inspect the fuel manifold and check it for conformity to specification. Where necessary replace the fuel manifold.
Launch Date: 09 January 2009
Recall: No. 6 of 7
Recall Ref: R/2010/101
Exact Model: Fiat 500 & Panda, Abarth 500
VIN: ZFA31200000549070 to ZFA31200000550399(500), ZFA16900001753825 to ZFA16900001755818(Panda), ZFA31200000549070 to ZFA31200000550399(Abarth)
Build Date:
Numbers: 43
Defect: The steering column upper shaft fixing bolt may not have had thread locking agent applied to it during assembly. This may allow it to come loose causing a noise. In extreme cases this may result in a loss of steering control.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to check and where necessary fit a bolt affixed with pre applied locking compound.
Launch Date: 10 September 2010

Manufacturer contact details:
Fiat Group Automobiles UK Ltd
Fiat House, 240 Bath Road, Slough, SL1 4DX
00800 3428 0000


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