Mahindra to recall some XUV500 for window glitches

Mahindra & Mahindra have announced a voluntary recall of a select batch of XUV5OO SUVs to fix the faulty parts

 

 

Mahindra XUV500

 

 

 

India's largest utility vehicle maker, Mahindra &Mahindra announced on Friday that it would carry out voluntary replacement of certain components of the select batch of its hot selling sports utility vehicle, XUV5OO.

 

A first recall from the company in the automotive space, M&M will replace three parts namely fluid hose, front power window units and left wiper blade cover of select number of over 60,000 to 65,000 units of XUV on the roads sold in 2011 and 2012. M&M did not disclose the number of vehicles, which needs replacement.

 

"This recall is in keeping with the M&M's customer centric approach as well the compliance with the recently announced voluntary code on vehicle recall," said the statement issued by the company. The company will carry out the replacement of parts free of cost and the replacement will be carried out immediately.

 

In the past, the Group's two wheeler division had stalled the production of Stallio because of product related issues. While, this is M&M's first recall, In the past car makers like Toyota, Honda and Maruti Suzuki have proactively resorted to voluntarily recall in case of faulty components.

 

by ET Bureau Photography: Kunal Khadse Posted on 12 Mar 2013

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