Škoda Auto found out about incorrect plastic covers of the locking mechanism used in production of the roof box - Škoda part number: 000071175C (silver) / 000071175D (black). For more details please scroll below. These plastic covers can possibly break, which may lead to damage of the roof box itself and of the car too. In extreme case the lid of the roof box can fly off and cause a road accident. Škoda Auto strongly recommends not to use the box anymore and to contact customers´ Škoda Partner.

Identification of potentially defective roof boxes


Incorrect locking mechanism with the logo "PAJR"


Correct locking mechanism with the logo "EURO-LOCKS"

There are 8 covers in each box / 1 incorrect cover is enough to prove the potential defect.