Tata Motors has issued a recall for choose variants of the diesel Tiago and the Zest AMT. The carmaker has mentioned that the recall is to rectify a possible emissions situation with the automobiles in query. The rectification will probably be freed from price for the affected fashions.

  • Tata Zest AMTs with chassis numbers MAT624201FLD13319 to MAT624201GLC06228 and MAT624027GPD11615 to MAT624201GPE15201 affected.
  • Recall additionally covers diesel Tiagos with chassis numbers starting from MAT626184GKF16560 to MAT626141HKB10162.

How can homeowners inform if their automobile is being recalled?

Tata has listed the chassis quantity vary of the automobiles which were affected by the recall. The recalled Zest automobiles are of chassis numbers MAT624201FLD13319 to MAT624201GLC06228 and MAT624027GPD11615 to MAT624201GPE15201. The chassis numbers of the recalled Tiagos are MAT626184GKF16560 to MAT626141HKB10162. Prospects of those automobiles can both go to their nearest dealerships or name 1800-209-7979 for corrective motion.

In an official communication, Tata Motors says, ‘Being a customer-centric organisation and as a accountable company citizen, Tata Motors strives to make sure that its autos are emission compliant.’

What are the engines affected?

In a short recap, Tata discontinued the Zest when the BS6 emission norms rolled in. The diesel Tiago was dropped from the line-up with the launch of the petrol-only Tiago facelift in January. The diesel Tiago made use of the model’s in-house 70hp, 1.05-litre three-cylinder diesel engine which it shared with the Tigor compact sedan.

This isn’t the primary time that Tata recalled its 1.05-litre diesel mill owing to potential emission points. The diesel Tigor additionally confronted a recall back in 2018 over an identical situation.

The Zest, however, solely bought an AMT gearbox choice with its diesel engine – the favored Fiat-sourced 1.3-litre diesel engine – in its extra highly effective 90hp state of tune. The 1.three diesel was additionally accessible in a decrease, 75hp state of tune.

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