2018 Honda Amaze Recalled For Power Steering Inspection
Read on to know how to check if your Amaze is affected
Honda has recalled the 2018 Amaze for inspecting its electric-assist power steering. If you feel that your new Amaze has developed heaviness in the steering wheel and the EPS indicator light has come up on the instrument cluster, your Amaze is one of the affected cars. However, there should be no reason to worry since Honda will, if required, replace the power steering column unit of affected cars after inspection.
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Honda says the problem could occur in any of the 7290 Amaze sedans manufactured between 17 April 2018 and 24 May 2018. The inspection and replacement of the EPS column of affected cars will start from 26 July 2018. Owners of the 7290 Amaze cars will be contacted by Honda individually. If you can’t wait for the call and want to immediately know whether your car is a part of the recall campaign or not, you can check it on Honda’s site by mentioning your car’s VIN. The new Amaze was launched in India in May 2018.
Read the press release below for more details.
HCIL to carry out Preventive Inspection of EPS Sensor Harness in 7,290 units of Honda Amaze
New Delhi, 20th July 2018: Honda Cars India Ltd.(HCIL) today announced that it would carry out a Product Update of the EPS (Electric-Assist Power Steering) Sensor harness by inspecting 7,290 units of Honda Amaze manufactured from 17 April 2018 to 24 May 2018.
There is a possibility that in some of these cars, the customers may feel the steering heavier and EPS indicator light comes on. HCIL will voluntarily replace the EPS column unit after inspection, if required.
The inspection and replacement would be carried out free of cost at authorized Honda car dealerships across India starting from 26th July 2018 and the owners will be contacted individually.
The customers can check whether their cars are covered under this Product Update campaign by submitting their 17 character alpha-numeric Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the special microsite which has been created on the company’s website (www.hondacarindia.com).
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