Very useful in certain regions where the winter temperatures prove to be anything but mild, the additional heating makes it possible to program the preheating of the passenger compartment before starting the vehicle. To function, this equipment feeds on the fuel of the car. It is at this power supply that the Lion brand detected a defect.
This problem can lead to a fuel leak with the ultimate consequence of a fire hazard. Peugeot is therefore contacting the owners of the Rifter and Partner concerned in order to modify the fuel supply to the additional heater and reprogram the intelligent service unit which controls this function, among other things.
Additional heating is an uncommon piece of equipment in France. Also, Peugeot is only recalling 52 vehicles in our country, all produced between November 8, 2017 and January 29, 2021. Note that this operation, which bears the KRH code, also concerns, in some of our neighbors, the 508. Distrust , therefore, if you are the owner of one of these 3 models which would have been imported privately, in particular from Germany, Poland or Slovakia.
Fully supported by the manufacturer, these modifications will require the immobilization of the vehicle for a period between 45 minutes and 1 hour 15 minutes.