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Hyundai to recall 43,700 cars in China to avert potential engine failure

The recall aims at addressing a manufacturing defect that leaves residues in some engines

IANS  |  Beijing 

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Motor Company will recall 43,764 of its vehicles in over a fault which may lead to potential failures, quality control watchdog announced on Sunday.

According to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine, the affected vehicles are the Santa Fe models with 2.4-litre Theta GDI engines manufactured between November 29, 2012, and May 31, 2013, as well as the 2.0-litre Theta GDI engines manufactured between Novmeber 29, 2012, and November 30, 2013, Efe news reported.

The recall aims at addressing a manufacturing defect that leaves residues in some engines, which may restrict fuel flow and cause failure.

The company will replace the defective parts of the for free and the recall will begin on July 31, the watchdog added.

First Published: Sun, June 25 2017. 16:38 IST