Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd announced a recall of all units of the Scorpio and Nuvosport manufactured before June 2016. They are wanted for a proactive inspection and rectification of a faulty ‘fuel hose’ in the engine compartment.
The total number of the vehicles affected by the recall has not been specified by the manufacturer and the respective customers will be contacted individually by the company. The following inspection and repair work will be done free of cost for the customer.
The new generation Scorpio was launched two years back and is powered by a 2.5-litre 4 cylinder m2DiCr diesel and a 2.2-litre mHawk engines under the hood which puts out 120bhp at 4000rpm. It is available with both automatic and manual transmissions. The Nuvosport, meanwhile, was launched in April 2016 and is a replacement for the Quanto. Powering it is a 1.5-litre, three-cylinder diesel mHawk100 engine, with a power output of 100bhp at 3750 RPM power and 240Nm of peak torque.
Mahindra, India’s largest manufacturer of sport utility vehicle has mentioned in a statement: “As an endeavour to ensure a hassle free experience for our customers, the company is proactively carrying out this activity. This action is also in compliance with SIAM's voluntary code on vehicle recall.”