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THE INVESTOR
December 12, 2018
Big Reunion

Automobiles

5 firms to recall 25,000 vehicles

  • PUBLISHED :March 08, 2018 - 10:00
  • UPDATED :March 08, 2018 - 10:00
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[THE INVESTOR] Five companies, including three carmakers and two vehicle importers, will voluntarily recall more than 25,000 vehicles to fix faulty parts, the Transport Ministry said on March 8.

Audi Volkswagen Korea, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Korea, Renault Samsung Motors Corp., Suzuki CMC, which imports two wheelers from Suzuki Motor Corp. and another two-wheeler importer, Sports Motorcycle Korea plan to recall 21 different models totaling 25,600 vehicles, the ministry said in a statement.

The models include Audi’s A5 Sportback 35 TDI Quattro sports car, FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle, Renault Samsung’s QM3 dCi SUV, and Suzuki’s GSX-R1000A, it said.

The problems include a malfunctioning air conditioning system in Audi’s A5 Sportback 35 TDI Quattro, an engine outage in FCA’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and faulty headlamps in Renault Samsung’s QM3 dCi, the statement said.

Vehicle owners can visit designated repair and service centers to have the parts replaced free of charge, it said.

By Song Seung-hyun and newswires (ssh@heraldcorp.com)

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