Mahindra is a renowned Indian based auto enterprise, and has produced top quality utility vehicles such as XUV500, Scorpio, Bolero and Xylo. The company is now recalling about 2,300 pieces of multi-purpose vehicle Xylo, XUV500 and Scorpio, for a defect in vacuum pump in engines, the recalled vehicles are products manufactured in May.
A vehicle recall is disturbing, and the consumer trust element is lost, but it has become a common scenario, recently Honda and Nissan recalled some of its vehicles. Mahindra is conducting a thorough analysis of the retracted vehicles, the quality check up and re-fixing of worn out components will happen free of cost, the company will individually contacted owners who have purchased Xylo, XUV500 and Scorpio vehicles during the month of May.
The vehicles will be supervised in batches, and each time about 2,300 Scorpio, Xylo and XUV500 cars are inspected. Mahindra has not recalled vehicles because of the faulty vacuum pump system, it is just a protocol taken in accordance with the voluntary code system initiated by SIAM. It was just few months ago that Mahindra and Mahindra engaged in vehicle recalls, in July the firm recalled 23,000 pieces of certain variants of Scorpio, to rectify faulty valves with irregular pressure thrust.
Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) started a recall procedure in 2012 July, the firm decided to instigate the procedure to ensure that the vehicles are in a stable condition. During the period SIAM recalled more than seven lakh vehicles designed by various esteemed manufacturers such as General Motors, Honda, Ford, Toyota, Mahindra and Maruti Suzuki.
Honda Cars India in 2014 October brought back 2,338 units of its premium models CR-V SUV, Amaze compact sedan and Brio hatchback, the recalled vehicles were those bought between 2011 September and 2014 July, to fix faulty airbags. Nissan recalled 9,000 units of Sunny mid size sedan and Micra hatchback, and the reason for recall was safety citing defective airbags.
Vacuum pumps are crucial car components, it supplies intense force need to control different car parts such as central locking systems, turbocharger controls, exhaust gas recirculation valves, secondary air valves and brake boosters. A defective vacuum pump leads to hazardous situations; it is a necessary component for the optimal workings of emission and security components.
The extent of research and development conducted on car safety components has progressed rapidly. The extent of hectic traffic system and reckless driving has increased tremendously, the current fast life pace has modified work lifestyle to a vast level. There are times when employees are forced to cover the distance to attend meetings, presentations, seminars and so on. Cars in order to sustain lengthy kilometres, the vacuum pump system have to be effective.
Mahindra’s move to recall Scorpio, Xylo and XUV500 cars to test the optimum efficiency of vacuum pump is a practical instigation. The company has decided to perform a thorough investigation, and the best part is customers do not have to pay for the service. Consumers who have given their vehicle for servicing will now be relieved that their vehicles are now safe and there will be nothing to worry about.