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Peugeot recalling 308 and 508…

Peugeot Australia is recalling around 1000 308s and 508s built and sold between 2014 and 2017 because of a fire risk.

PEUGEOT AUSTRALIA has announced it is recalling around 1000 308 and 508s sold here between November 2014 and March 2017 due to a potential starter motor short circuit and fire risk.

According to Peugeot, “The starter motor 12V connection lug may be fitted incorrectly and may touch a metal component, causing a short circuit.

“If the starter motor lug does touch another metal component it may cause a short circuit and pose a fire hazard.

Peogeot is in the process of contacting owners to arrange an inspection of the connection lug and will, “if necessary, repostion the connection lug free of charge”.

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Isaac Bober

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