The Ministry of Economy previously announced that 13,000 sedans and sports utility vehicles to be recalled. Now an additional 3000 cars have been recalled in UAE, especially Mercedes Benz, Honda and Kia models.
The ongoing car recalls have impacted UAE residents urging them to schedule a service appointment with their respective motor dealers to get the defects fixed. Auto dealers have announced that any service and repairs will be made free of charge. Additional car recalls have brought the total number to 16,000 cars in the recent months alone. The recall in UAE covers units bearing vehicle identification numbers (VIN) ranging between 205 F 399635 and F 660468.
For 2011-2016 Honda Odyssey:
According to the dealer of Trading Enterprises Company, “the second-row outer seats in the subject vehicles may not latch properly to the floor. An unlatched second-row outer seat may tip forward during braking, increasing the risk of injury to the passenger”.
For 2015-2019 model-year Kia Carnival:
Al-Majid Motors Company announced a safety recall over issues regarding the power sliding doors. There are concerns that the power sliding doors of the said vehicles may not stop moving or detect objects obstructing their way, according to reports.
For 2017-2018 C-Class Cabriolet Mercedes-Benz units:
Gargash Enterprises and Emirates Motor Company announced the recall in order to fix the bonding problems on the beltline trim. Thousands of C-Class cars worldwide are believed to have bonding problems that the rear beltline trim could separate from the vehicle.
Owners of Mercedes-Benz G-Class AMG 2017 cars are also advised to schedule a service appointment to have their cars fixed over concerns regarding maximum speed control for when the vehicle is in reverse gear.
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