Ford India recalls 16,444 units of compress SUV EcoSport

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New Delhi – US automobile vital Ford is recalling 16,444 units of a renouned compress SUV EcoSport made between Nov 2013 and Apr 2014 in India to redress inadequate back turn lamp bolt, that is a partial of suspension.

“In some of a influenced vehicles, there is a probability that a Rear Twist Beam (RTB) shaft might not be tightened to specification, that might means a focus shaft to break,” Ford India pronounced in a statement.

EcoSport_ibnlive_380EcoSport_ibnlive_380This condition can potentially concede car doing and thereby boost a risk of an accident, it added.

“Ford is essay to 16,444 EcoSport business for removing their vehicles legalised during a internal Ford dealer. If needed, Ford dealership will lift out required redo giveaway of cost,” it said.
This is a active intentional movement and no accidents associated to a regard have been reported, a association added. Automobile manufacturers have been recalling vehicles on reserve issues given attention physique Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) instituted a intentional process in Jul 2012.

With Ford’s latest recall, over 13.25 lakh vehicles have been removed by several manufacturers in India so far. In September, Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) had removed around 2.24 lakh units of a reward sports application vehicles — CR-V, sedans Civic, City and hatchback Jazz, made between 2003 and 2012 — to reinstate inadequate airbag inflators in a largest such practice in a country.

Previously, Ford India had removed also 1,66,021 units of a Figo and Fiesta Classic models in Sep 2013 to redress inadequate back turn lamp and a energy steering hose.