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Recall Information

Courtesy of VOSA

Listed are recalls effecting the Punto - All Marques

Reference :R/2000/080
Manufacturer Ref :4327
Make:FIAT
Model :New Punto (RHD)
Launch Date :26/07/2000
Numbers Involved :2016
Build Start Date :01/08/1999
Build End Date : 30/06/2000

Concern :FUEL VAPOUR RE- CIRCULATION PIPE MAY BECOME DAMAGED
Description :The fuel vapour re-circulation pipe could foul against the air-conditioning compressor pulley resulting in possible damage to the pipe and the risk of fire.
Remedial Action :Recall affected vehicles and reposition re-circulation pipe away from compressor pulley.
Vehicle Id : 51420 to 201384
4005830 - 4182900
5000094 - 5055134

Reference :R/1995/038
Manufacturer Ref :
Make:FIAT
Model :Punto and Cabrio
Launch Date :30/05/1995
Numbers Involved :239
Build Start Date :01/03/1994
Build End Date : 31/03/1995

Concern :INCORRECT SPARE WHEEL
Description :Some vehicles with alloy wheels may have been supplied with an unsuitable space saver spare wheel. If fitted, this spare wheel could cause interference with braking system components.
Remedial Action :Recall the affected vehicles and replace any unsuitable spare wheels with correctly specified versions.
Vehicle Id : ZAR17600006001149 to ZAR17600006010175

Reference :R/1995/054
Manufacturer Ref :
Make:FIAT
Model :Punto and Cabrio
Launch Date :27/07/1995
Numbers Involved :695
Build Start Date :01/02/1994
Build End Date : 30/06/1995

Concern :POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO BRAKE PIPES
Description :On ABS equipped Punto vehicles contact may take place between the brake compensator springs and the rear (metal) brake pipes. This could damage the pipes causing loss of brake fluid and reducing the efficiency of the service brake.
Remedial Action :Recall the affected vehicles and secure the subject brake pipes to eliminate the possibility of any contact with the compensator springs. Any brake pipes found to be damaged will be replaced.
Vehicle Id : Start to 176000 481196
Start to 176000 2223939
Start to 176000 6019565

Reference :R/1998/027
Manufacturer Ref :
Make:FIAT
Model :Punto
Launch Date :11/05/1998
Numbers Involved :24504
Build Start Date :01/03/1997
Build End Date : 30/11/1997

Concern :SEAT BELT PRE TENSIONERS MAY FAIL TO ACTIVATE
Description :On some Punto vehicles it has been found that the seat belt pre-tensioners may fail to activate, although normal activation of the seat belt is assured.
Remedial Action :Recall affected vehicles to shorten the safety tabs in the inertia reel.
Vehicle Id : 00790200 to 00944157
02481274 to 02586304
04454039 to 04613602
05240708 to 05277660

Reference :R/2001/086
Manufacturer Ref :4400
Make:FIAT
Model :Punto
Launch Date :01/08/2001
Numbers Involved :250847
Build Start Date :01/01/1993
Build End Date : 31/12/1997

Concern :CORROSION OF METAL BRAKE PIPES
Description :Prolonged exposure to the effects of road salt corrosion may result in perforation of the metal brake pipes and a consequential loss of braking efficiency.
Remedial Action :Replace corroded brake pipes and apply corrosion prevention treatment to all brake pipes.
Vehicle Id : ZFA17600000010087 to ZFA17600006023643

Reference :R/2001/105
Manufacturer Ref :4218
Make:FIAT
Model :Punto (First Series)
Launch Date :17/08/2001
Numbers Involved :5377
Build Start Date :01/01/1994
Build End Date : 31/12/1995

Concern :UNINTENDED DEPLOYMENT OF AIR BAG
Description :Possible water ingress into the electronic control unit (ECU) could result in unintentional deployment of the drivers air bag and passengers air bag where fitted.
Remedial Action :Recall affected vehicles, check for water ingress into the ECU and replace if necessary. Fit water protection to the ECU in all cases.
Vehicle Id : Various


follow link for upto date recall info from VOSA http://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/apps/recalls/default.asp
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