Germany’s KBA, or Federal Motor Transport Authority that watches over the country’s transport, has informed owners of some Opel vehicles to check their vehicles for faulty steering components. The models in question include the Adam and Corsa D.
The KBA stated that some components delivered to independent car parts retailers and workshops were faulty and could break. According to Opel, the notice was initiated to help identify those vehicles that have not yet been repaired during a September 2014 recall that affected 236,000 vehicles.
The Germany-based General Motors subsidiary stated that 226,000 vehicles have been checked but 1,500 potentially-defective components yet to be accounted for. The automaker states that some of these components could have been sent to third-party workshops.
The recall notice from the KBA follows a November 2014 recall by Opel’s sister brand, Vauxhall, of 220,000 Zafira vans to inspect their heating and ventilation systems in order to determine the cause of fires.