Product Safety Recall: Astra Diesel with manual transmission
Reference Number 18-C-120 (E1811803130)
What action is Vauxhall taking?
To address this issue we have decided to launch a 2 step recall on all of the affected vehicles.
- Step 1 – Which should be completed immediately - check braking system and replace the hydraulic fluid in the system.
- Step 2 – Upon subsequent notification, replace all affected components.
Both Steps 1 and 2 will be carried out free of charge by any Vauxhall Retailer.
For Step 2 we are currently ensuring sufficient parts are available to rework your vehicle and will send you a second letter as soon as the parts are available to advise you of next steps.
How do I know if my Astra could be affected?
All owners of affected vehicles have been written to using address data provided by the DVLA.
Vehicles affected are Astra K diesel models equipped with manual transmission.
If your vehicle requires this safety recall, what should you do?
Please immediately contact your Vauxhall Authorised Repairer to arrange for step 1 of the action to be carried out.
If you do not already use a Vauxhall Authorised Repairer, visit: www.vauxhall.co.uk/findaretailer
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding and co-operation in this important action. We are working as quickly as we can to continue to ensure we meet our high standards and your expectations.
Frequently Asked Questions
You have announced a product safety recall concerning the Astra. What is the problem?
What may happen in this case?
If pedal application is very slow and constant, the brake system creates no pressure during the full pedal travel. However, under general circumstances, including emergency braking, the system operates as designed.
Important Information: If you feel that the pedal is not responding correctly, please remove your foot from the brake pedal and reapply firmly.
Is my vehicle safe to drive?
When can customers expect to get their cars fixed?
To address this issue we have decided to launch a two step proactive action of all of the affected vehicles.
- Step 1: Which should be completed immediately - Check braking system and replace the fluid in the system.
- Step 2: Upon subsequent notification, replace all affected components.
Both Steps 1 and 2 will be carried out free of charge by any Opel/Vauxhall Retailer.