Popular SUV maker Mahindra & Mahindra has announced a recall of 2,300 units of its popular SUVs Scorpio and XUV500, and multipurpose vehicle Xylo in India to fix a problem with the vacuum pump in engines.
The recall is limited to the vehicles, which were manufactured in May 2014 and the company would directly contact the owners of the affected vehicles. The replacement of the defective parts and the inspection would be done free of cost at the company's dealerships.
"The inspection is limited to approximately 2,300 vehicles of Scorpio (Vlx/Sle/Lx), XUV500 W4/w6/W8 and Xylo H9/H8/H4 variants," PTI quoted the company.
Recent Vehicle Recalls in India
German luxury auto maker Audi recalled 6,758 units of A4 sedans to update its airbag control unit software.
Honda cars recalled 2,338 units of its hatchback Brio, compact sedan Amaze and sports utility vehicle CR-V to fix a problem with the faulty airbag in October.
Nissan India recalled around 9,000 units of Micra and Sunny, which were manufactured between 2008 and 2012 to replace faulty airbag.
Honda recalled over 1,075 units of Honda Accord and 252 units of Honda CR-V over faulty airbag.
Mahindra & Mahindra, India's SUV maker recalled 23,519 units of its iconic Scorpio in the country over a faulty pressure regulating valves.
Hyundai Motor India recalled 2,437 units of Santa FE SUV in the country to fix a problem with the Stop Lamp Switch.
In one of the biggest recalls in the country, Maruti Suzuki, the country's largest car maker, had recalled 1,03,311 units of Ertiga, Swift and DZire in India to fix a problem with the fuel filler neck. The recall included 47,237 units of its popular hatchback Swift, 42,481 units of its sedan DZire and 13,593 units of its multi-passenger vehicle Ertiga, which were manufactured between 12 November 2013 and 4 February 2014.
Toyota India had also issued a recall for 45,000 units of its multi-utility vehicle (MPV) Innova, which were manufactured between February 2005 and December 2008, over a problem with the steering column.
Till date, General Motors India had the biggest recall in the country. The company had recalled 1.14 lakh units of the Chevrolet Tavera in July last year, which were manufactured between 2005 and 2013 to fix the issues related to emissions and specifications.