Public Authority for Consumer Protection recalls 137,940 cars in Oman
July 21, 2015 | 10:04 PM
by ONA

Muscat: The statistical report issued by the Public Authority for Consumer Protection (PACP) represented by the Complaints Department at the Directorate General of Consumer Protection and Market Control has showed that during the first half of the year 137,940 cars have been recalled.

The PACP, in cooperation with a number of car dealers launched seventy campaigns for as part of the efforts for conducting continued reviews for the products in the Sultanate's markets.

Hilal bin Salim Al Zefaiti, Head of Complaints Department of Food Safety and Medications at the PACP said that the recalling of cars came as a result of technical defaults in the vehicles that may lead to defects in operating of the vehicles and hence expose the users to serious risks.

The technical defaults comprised poor welding of the fuel injectors, defects in the programming of the control unit, insufficient insulation in the rear signals, defects in the safety belts and the car key, defects in the coating of the rear brakes and steering wheel among others.

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