New Delhi, (PTI) Indian automobile company Mahindra & Mahindra on Thursday informed about the recall of 1,577 units of its diesel powertrain Mahindra Thar. According to the company, these SUVs are being recalled due to camshaft and engine malfunctions. Let us tell you that the company has introduced new Thar in the market in the last year i.e. 2020, which is waiting for a long waiting period to buy.
On behalf of Mahindra & Mahindra, it has been said that with the help of this recall, we will be able to replace the bad camshaft of 1,577 units of Mahindra Thar. Let us tell you that it is being recalled only for the Mahindra Thar diesel variants which were prepared between 7 September 25 December 2020. During this time SUVs will also be thoroughly checked and any problems coming in them will be rectified and passed on to the customers.
A regulatory filing from Mahindra & Mahindra stated that, “A machine setting error in the supplier’s plant may cause malfunctions in some of the Mahindra Thar’s diesel models.
Keeping in view the stringent quality standards of the company and taking utmost care, the company has started a Limited Time Recall in which the vehicle of the customers will be thoroughly examined as well as any defects will be rectified. The special thing is that customers will not be charged any fee for this recall. On behalf of the company, it has been said that customers who have purchased the Mahindra Thar’s diesel powertrain model, the company will contact them one by one on its own and will give information about the recall.
It is stated on behalf of Mahindra & Mahindra that in an effort to ensure a hassle-free experience for its customers, the company is actively pursuing this activity.
The 2020 Mahindra Thar was launched in two engine options, the first of which is a 2.0-liter mStallion TGDi petrol engine, while the second is a 2.2-liter mHawk diesel engine that gives this SUV tremendous power. In addition, this car has a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission and a 6-speed manual transmission option.
Talking about the new Thar features, it includes a tilt adjustable steering wheel, power window, electrically adjustable ORVM, central locking with remote flip key, dry resistant infotainment screen (with support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay), plastic floor mats, Features such as drain plugs with water and dust resistant control switches are included. The interior of this car has been made water friendly. Safety features include cruise control, EBD with ABS, dual airbags, hill-hold and hill descent control.