UAZ withdraws 70 thousand cars because of possible problems with the brakes and electrics

Moscow. July 7. INTERFAX.RU – OJSC “Ulyanovsk automobile plant” (UAZ, part of Sollers group) announces the launch of a revocable campaign for cars UAZ Patriot UAZ Pickup and UAZ “cargo”, produced in the period from January 2014 to may 2017, the company said.

“The reason for the holding of revocable campaign is the need to verify correct installation of brake components and systems electrical accessories, active operation of which may degrade the efficiency of the systems of the car. The holding of revocable campaign is a test in nature,” says the UAZ.

As explained “Interfax” in the company, the revocation will apply “the order of 70 thousand cars”.

Owners of cars UAZ Patriot, UAZ Pickup, UAZ “cargo”, acquired in the period from March 2014 to July 2017, will receive an official letter with a request to contact the nearest official dealer centre UAZ to check. “In case of detection of incorrect installation of brake components and systems auxiliary electrical equipment, replacing them under revocable campaign will be performed free of charge”, – stated in the message.

“UAZ apologizes for any inconvenience that may arise from a revocable campaign, but this measure is aimed at ensuring the security of the owners of our vehicles,” says the automaker.

UAZ is Russia’s largest manufacturer of SUVs and one of the key enterprises of group Sollers. In 2016 “UAZ” sold on the Russian market 848 48 thousand vehicles, which is 0.5% more than the year before.