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Recall: No. 4 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2006/025
Exact Model: Astra H
Description: Possible loss of steering control
Build Date:
Numbers: 2510
Defect: It has been identified that on affected vehicles the right hand front lower control arm guide joint may be incorrectly mounted. In the worst case, the lower control arm could work loose, separate from the steering knuckle and severely impair the control of the vehicle.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the guide joint checked for correct mounting, and replaced if the mounting is found to be incorrect.
Launch Date: 06 April 2006
Recall: No. 5 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2015/016
Exact Model: Astra J & Astra GTC (Diesel Engine)
VIN: A8000006 to B8035697
Build Date: February 2009 to December 2010
Numbers: 681
Defect: If the radiator-cooling fan becomes blocked there is a risk that an electrical short circuit can occur. This in turn could cause damage to the cooling fan module and in the worst case potentially resulting in a vehicle fire.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to programme the Engine Control Module with the latest software.
Launch Date: 06 February 2015
Recall: No. 6 of 12
Recall Ref: R1999/098
Exact Model: F All derivatives
Build Date: August 1991 to February 1999
Numbers: 620000
Defect: Vauxhall, in conjunction with DETR and VI have agreed to conduct a Customer Care initiative, whereby drivers of old style Astra F models will be advised that brake fluid is a service item due to its' hygroscopic (water absorbing) tendency.
Action: Customers will be offered a free inspection and a special promotion brake fluid change, should the fluid be found to be outside the manufacturers specified limits. A minor modification to the vehicle bonnet will also be carried out to eliminate the remote possibility of water entering the engine compartment along the bulkhead, and contaminating the brake fluid. It should be noted that this Customer Care Initiative is being recorded under the Code of Practice.
Launch Date: 17 April 2000

Manufacturer contact details:
General Motors UK Limited
Griffin House, Osbourne Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 3YT
01582 721122 or 0800 026 0034


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