American automobile manufacturer Chevrolet is recalling 1,55,000 vehicles in India in a call to fix the wiring problems of remote keyless entry accessory. This is going to be the largest such exercise in the country till date from the company. Earlier Chevrolet recalled 1,14,000 Tavera, the popular MUV in 2013, to fix the issues of emission standards and other regulatory specifications. This time also they took such a drive to show the business goodwill.
In the recall drive started from Monday, Chevrolet is recalling 1,55,000 units of the hatchbacks Beat and Spark and multipurpose vehicle Enjoy, which were all manufactured in between the year 2007 and 2014. As we know, these all Chevrolet cars are equipped with a gadget which allows the owners open their cars without traditionally mechanical key. Although this remote entry device meets all relevant regulatory standards, but a few objections came in public where the Spark, Beat and Enjoy were detected with faulty accessories, which prompted the auto manufacturer to recall vehicles in such a large number throughout the country. According to the manufacturer, these faults are results of a potential wiring defect which are making the malfunction and locking the customers outside the car. In such a case of malfunction of the remote entry device, customers have to take their car to their Chevrolet dealers, informed the company.