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Mini recalls 2015 Cooper Hardtop to fix seat adjuster

The seat back can fold unexpectedly in an accident, increasing the risk of injury.

Mini has already issued a recall for its 2015 Cooper Hardtop, citing a problem with the seats.

The company has discovered a problem with both front seatback adjusters, which can allow the seats to fold if the vehicle is involved in a rear-end collision.

The issue is being handled as a safety recall, as unexpected folding can increase the risk of injury to front occupants.

Technicians will re-align and re-tighten the seat adjustment mechanisms to fix the issue, which affects 846 units manufactured from August 12, 2014, through September 2.

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