Ford India has issued a recall
notice for the Figo hatchback and Figo Aspire Sedan. Both petrol as well as
diesel models will be affected by the recall, the reason for which is a
software issue with the Restraint Control Module (RCM) that could lead to
airbags not deploying under certain conditions. Ford dealers have been
instructed to handle this recall.
The press release issued by Ford
India states, “A corrective action on all Figo and Figo Aspire vehicles,
presently at Ford dealerships, has been undertaken, leading to a resumption of
deliveries to customers. Ford remains committed to delivering world-class
quality vehicles to our customers, and this voluntary safety recall is part of
It may be recalled that in
September 2013, Ford had recalled 1,66,021 units of its compact car Figo and
Classic sedan to sort out problems related to steering and rear suspension. The
recall impacted different batches of the Figo and Classic models manufactured
between January 2010 and June 2012.
It was the biggest recall in
the country since the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers introduced
voluntary recall based on safety in July 2012.
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