Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) is set to recall of some of the versions of its popular models Brio and Amaze to rectify a probable defect of the braking system. The total number of vehicles being recalled counts to 31,226 which comprises of 15,623 units of non-ABS variants of Brio and 15,603 units of non-ABS variants of Petrol Amaze manufactured from 28 February 2013 to 16 January 2014.
To further clarify the cause of recall, the company said that it has noticed a possible defect in the assembly of proportioning valve which adjusts brake distribution pressure to wheels. The vehicles will be inspected and the proportioning valve will be replaced free of cost if found defective, across all authorized dealerships of HCIL.
ABS versions of Brio and Petrol Amaze and also Diesel Amaze are excluded from this inspection as they are not prone to this typical problem.
Dealers will inform the owners of the affected vehicles as per the schedule. Alternately, vehicle owners can check on the company website(www.hondacarindia.com) whether their vehicle needs inspection by submitting Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).