Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Thursday (16) Brazilian owners 16,193 units of retro model 500, year 2012-2016, of a possible failure in the clutch on models equipped with manual transmission.
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According to the statement, the excessive course the clutch pedal to make it impossible to shift gears and cause vehicles traction loss.
The manufacturer does not have a solution to the problem and promises to convene the second phase of the recall campaign, with repair scheduling, as soon as it is available.
The FCA did not report any preventive measure. If in doubt, owners can contact Fiat by telephone 0800-7071000.
There is no recall by default that is not serious. According to the Consumer Protection Code, the call must be done when there is a manufacturing defect that endangers the life of the user.
Once the recall advertised, there is no time limit to do so. What can happen is the automaker determine a start date of service, and not to the end.
Any problem as a delay in scheduling, delays in the repair and service bad should be terminated on site Procon. Repairs should be completely free.
A survey by the G1 showed that more than half of the 2.82 million vehicles involved in the recall last year not answered the call until March 2016.