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Recall: No. 1 of 11
Recall Ref: R2000/084
Exact Model: 4x4
Build Date: 1st January 1996 to 30th September 2000
Numbers: 6098
Defect: Under severe and extreme conditions where the vehicle is used mainly off-road in a wet muddy environment it is possible that the tapered section of the ball pin on the steering 'Pitman arm' may break. This in the worst case could result in a loss of steering control.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles and replacing the Pitman arm with a quality assured component.
Launch Date: 01 July 2001
Recall: No. 2 of 11
Recall Ref: R/2008/128
Exact Model: CR
Build Date:
Numbers: 21655
Defect: It has been identified that due to an incorrect manufacturing process the U bolts used to secure the rear axle could break, resulting initially in a rattling noise emanating from the rear axle. Should this be symptom be ignored, insecurity of the rear axle could result.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the rear axle U bolts replaced with quality assured items.
Launch Date: 01 December 2008
Recall: No. 3 of 11
Recall Ref: R/2013/132
Exact Model: L200
VIN: MMTJRKB807D001150 to MMBJRKB407D134510
Build Date:
Numbers: 3133
Defect: Due to an incorrect shape of the power seat reclining lever the switch may get stuck. This causes current to flow through the reclining motor which heats up. In the worst case the cushion from the power seat and surrounding parts may be damaged due to heat generated from the reclining motor.
Action: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected to replace the powered seat recliner levers and where necessary the adjuster assemblies.
Launch Date: 03 December 2013

Manufacturer contact details:
The Colt Car Company Ltd
Watermoor, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1LF
(01285) 655777


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