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Ford India remembers choose BS6 diesel fashions of Ecosport, Figo, Aspire and Freestyle | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

The recall is because of emission associated points and can carried out freed from price.

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 might 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 might be up to date with a brand new catalytic converter in addition to a brand new exhaust gasoline O2 sensor. The catalytic converter might be recalibrated on autos that had been up to date with a brand new unit within the final recall for BS6 diesel autos issued in September 2021. All affected fashions may also be up to date with the newest firmware for the digital management unit (ECU).

The improve might be carried out freed from price on all autos and homeowners of the affected autos might be contacted straight by Ford by way of mail or name. Clients themselves may verify if their car has been affected by coming into the 17-digit VIN variety of their car right here. Affected homeowners should repair an appointment with their nearest service centre on the earliest.

All 4 fashions affected by the recall had 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 community, which implies reaching out to a service centre is not going to be a problem for purchasers.

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 automobiles and SUVs in India. The model had stated that it’s going to 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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