The recall is because of emission associated points and will likely be carried out freed from value.
Ford might have wrapped up its operations in India, however as assured, the model continues to supply service, components and guarantee assist. Ford has now issued a recall for choose BS6 diesel fashions of the EcoSport, Figo, aspire and freestyle over points with emission norms compliance.
- Affected homeowners will likely be contacted by Ford
- BS6 petrol fashions unaffected
Ford BS6 diesel recall
Ford has cited points with compliance to emission norms and effectivity of the diesel particulate filter (DPF) as the rationale for the recall. Ford has additionally listed ‘oil life associated points’, which might require corrective measure.
If affected, the car will likely be up to date with a brand new catalytic converter in addition to a brand new exhaust fuel O2 sensor. The catalytic converter will likely be recalibrated on autos that have been up to date with a brand new unit within the final recall for BS6 diesel autos issued in September 2021. All affected fashions can even be up to date with the newest firmware for the digital management unit (ECU).
The improve will likely be carried out freed from value on all autos and homeowners of the affected autos will likely be contacted straight by Ford by way of mail or name. Prospects themselves can even examine if their car has been affected by getting into the 17-digit VIN variety of their car right here, Affected homeowners should repair an appointment with their nearest service heart on the earliest.
All 4 fashions affected by the recall have been powered by the identical 100hp, 215Nm, 1.5-litre diesel engine. Ford had confirmed to Autocar India final yr that it might retain 90 p.c of its service communitywhich implies reaching out to a service heart is not going to be a difficulty for patrons.
Ford just lately ended all manufacturing operations in India
Ford just lately rolled-off the final made-in-India EcoSport from its Maraimalai Nagar plant for export, thus ending its stint of producing vehicles and SUVs in India. The model had stated that it’ll give attention to bringing its fully-imported fashions to India sooner or later, however there hasn’t been any replace on that entrance but.
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