Mahindra & Mahindra recalls 2,300 vehicles over faulty vacuum pump

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Indian SUV major Mahindra & Mahindra has recalled nearly 2,300 units of its vehicles – the Scorpio, XUV500 and Xylo to repair faulty vacuum pump in engines manufactured in May this year. Company has said that it will inspect the vacuum pump and, if necessary, replace it free of cost. Customers would be individually contacted by the company. Earlier this year, Mahindra & Mahindra had recalled nearly 23,000 units of Scorpio over faulty pressure regulating valves. Before that, the car maker had also recalled the XUV500 for clutch replacement.

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Speaking about this recall, Mahindra & Mahindra said, “The inspection is limited to approximately 2,300 vehicles of Scorpio (Vlx/Sle/Lx), XUV500 W4/w6/W8 and Xylo H9/H8/H4 variants. The exercise is in keeping with SIAM’s voluntary code on vehicle recall.”

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Nearly seven lakh vehicles have been recalled by manufacturers including Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra & Mahindra, Toyota, Ford, Honda and General Motors ever since Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) started voluntary vehicle recall for safety related issues in India in July 2012. Honda Cars India had recalled 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and sports utility vehicle CR-V to replace a faulty part of the airbags. Nissan had recalled 9,000 units of Micra and Sunny to replace defective airbags as part of a global recall.

Source: PTI via ET Auto

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