Honda, the Japanese car major has released a statement that it will recall the thousands of City Sedans sold in India to replace a faulty part.
This is the second recall of Honda in India since last year to change a faulty power window switch in the cars manufactures between 2005 to 2007.
January 2010, Honda also recalled almost 8,600 City cars to repair the same faulty switch which is reportedly can cause a fire.
The recall is also a part of Honda’s statement released last year to recall the 646,000 cars sold globally.
Monday, the company stated, “Honda Siel Cars India (HSCI) Limited is carrying out the part replacement as part of a global exercise by Honda Motor Company to ensure stringent quality standards for its products…”
They also announced that the replacement of this window switches in 72,115 city cars would be free of charge and that “owners would be contacted to carry out the exercise smoothly”.
Honda announced that there are no reported incidents yet in India and that this recall is a preventive exercise.
Almost all of the global recalls made by Honda are for their Jazz models, in other countries It is known as Fit but these models in India are not affected by the latest recall.