General Motors India, the seventh largest car maker in India, today announced that it is voluntarily recalling the Chevrolet Tavera BS3 (2.5L variant) and BS4 (2.0L variant) from model years 2005-2013 to address emissions and specification issues.”
General Motors India informed the government authorities of an emissions issue involving the Tavera BS3 and an issue with the Tavera BS4 meeting certain specifications.
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The company stopped production and sale of the Tavera BS3 on June 4 and the Tavera BS4 on July 2. The issues are not safety-related.
The company has since identified a solution to the issues and performed the required engineering validation, and is awaiting regulatory approvals. After the proposed solution receives approval from authorities, GMI will resume Tavera production and sale, and move forward with its recall and customer notification plan for both the BS3 and BS4 models, GM said in a release.
The company will notify customers how and when to bring in their vehicles for service. The 114,000 affected vehicles will be repaired free of charge at GMI’s 280 dealers.