Hyundai Motor India (HMIL), India’s second-largest carmaker has announced a recall of over 7657 units of Eon cars in India. The cars have faulty clutch and battery cables that need to be replaced. The recall will cover Eon units produced in the month of January 2015.
The company asked owners of all affected Eon cars to take them to authorised Hyundai dealers.
“As a responsible manufacturer, Hyundai Motor India continues to ensure the quality of products offering to its customers and encourage owners of all affected Eon cars to take them to authorised Hyundai Dealers. Hyundai Motor India will deliver best service and attention to its customers with its strong service and support network across the country,” the auto maker said in the statement.
Hyundai will do the necessary repairs at no cost to the customers, the company said in its statement. "The company will voluntarily recall 7,657 number of Eon cars in India manufactured between January 1, 2015 – January 31, 2015," it added.
The company will contact all the customers who have purchased the affected Eon during the respective period and notify them in a phased manner. During the inspection, if the company finds the clutch cable fouling with battery cable it will replace the battery cable free of cost.
Earlier, in 2014, Hyundai had recalled 2,437 units of its sports utility vehicle, the Santa Fe, to replace a faulty stop lamp switch.
Hyundai had registered domestic sales of 42,605 units and exports of 16,606, with cumulative sales of 59,211 units, for the month of September 2016.