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Hyundai Starts Recall Action for Brake Hoses in China

30. November 2017

Hyundai Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd. has initiated a recall for 29 models of its Kia brand. The company informed the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (AQSIQ) that it had discovered defects in components on vehicles imported between March 13 and 14, 2017.

Brake hoses are subject to CCC Certification.

Due to manufacturing reasons, the vacuum hose of affected vehicles may start to contract, causing the brake pedal to become stiff and the braking distance to increase posing a serious risk in brake reliability.

Brake hose function is essential for vehicle safety. This is the reason that brake hoses are listed in the official catalog of CCC mandatory products and are subject to CCC certification in China. All regulations for the certification process of brake hoses are defined in the CNCA Implementation Rules number CNCA-C11-06: 2014.

Product tests are a mandatory part of the CCC Certification. The required tests can be found in the corresponding Chinese GB-standards. Depending on the model and intended use, different standards may apply here. The most common brake hose standard is GB 16897-2010 (Brake Hose-Structure, Performance and Test Methods).

If you have questions regarding the CCC regulations for brake hoses please do not hesitate to contact us. We offer full English translations of relevant standards and Implementation Rules. We also offer CCC checks for your products as well as support in answering questions regarding the planned CCC certification.

For more information about CCC certification in general, the process, and the associated costs, please visit our website and our News Section where you will find current updates twice a week.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further details and consultation. You can contact us via e-mail, or call us (UK: +44 2071931135, Rest of Europe: +49 69 2713769150, US: +1 773 654-2673).

You can also check out our free CCC-Brochure, which can be downloaded right here as a PDF file or you consult our book (in English) “A Brief Guide to CCC: China Compulsory Certification”, which can be found directly here on Amazon.

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About the author: Julian Busch is founder and managing director of MPR China Certification GmbH
Publisher: MPR China Certification GmbH

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