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Recall: No. 4 of 9
Recall Ref: R/2008/014
Exact Model: Vectra C & Signum
VIN: 21017709 to 71106592
Build Date: 1/1/02 to 31 Dec 07
Numbers: 236284
Defect: Following a small number of complaints of Vauxhall Vectra and Signum vehicles rolling away due to allegedly defective handbrakes. Vauxhall engineers in conjunction with consultants and other bodies, have conducted rigorous testing and found that provided the handbrake is applied correctly without depressing the release button, the handbrake is perfectly safe.
Action: In line with it's priority of continuous improvement, recalled vehicles will be fitted with a modified handbrake mechanism to reduce the possibility of a partial release.
Launch Date: 07 April 2008
Recall: No. 5 of 9
Recall Ref: R1997/042
Exact Model:
VIN: T1075818 TO T1187235, T5099445 TO T5200489, T7529884 TO T7583002
Build Date: 1st January 1996 to 21 May 1996
Numbers: 39601
Defect: In a small number of cases the fuel supply and/or return pipes may detach from their connection at the fuel tank.
Action: The affected vehicles are being recalled to have the security of the supply and return pipes checked. Where any of the pipes is found to be insecure, the securing clip and if necessary the tank sender unit will be replaced.
Launch Date: 31 July 1996
Recall: No. 6 of 9
Recall Ref: R1998/016
Exact Model:
Build Date: Up to July 1997
Numbers: 19500
Defect: The cable can break as the handbrake is applied. Apparently this has occurred in no more than a dozen vehicles and has not resulted in any injuries or cars going out of control.
Action: It takes about 45 minutes to fit the larger diameter and structurally improved cable and each registered owner will receive a letter advising them of the need to contact a dealer to arrange a convenient time for work to be carried out. Vauxhall will write to owners of the oldest vehicles first and are advising customers to park the car in gear or with the automatic shift lever in Park, as recommended in the owner's handbook.
Launch Date: 17 February 1998

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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