More than 234,000 Vauxhall Zafiras are to be recalled for a second time for a problem that has seen the cars burst into flames.
The affected cars are right-hand drive Zafira Bs, built between 2005 and 2014.
It is six months since the first recall was issued to correct repairs which the company said at the time were “undertaken outside of Vauxhall’s authorised service and maintenance processes.”
The manufacturer said improper repairs of the blower motor resistor and its thermal fuse could lead to overheating of the system’s electrical components and the potential for a fire.
Despite a first recall to correct the issue, The Sun newspaper compiled a dossier of evidence is said showed that previously recalled cars had gone on to develop fires.
Both recalls are free for owners and the company will be writing to customers soon with information. Letters inviting them into dealerships for the second recall are expected to go out in August.
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