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[YesAuto News] Recently, Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. filed a recall plan with the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine in accordance with the requirements of the “Regulations on the Administration of Recall of Defective Automobile Products” and decided to recall some Yidong models from August 22, 2014.

Scope of the recall: The manual noble Yidong vehicles (idling start-stop version) produced between December 28, 2011 and June 26, 2013 were recalled, a total of 15,360 vehicles.

Reason for the recall: The generator pulleys of the vehicles involved in this recall may become loose when subjected to abnormal vibrations, etc., posing safety risks.

Solution: Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. will replace the vehicles within the scope of the recall with new generators for free to eliminate potential safety hazards.

Chongqing Changan Automobile Co., Ltd. will contact users within the scope of the recall through authorized dealers and arrange free maintenance. Car owners can call the service hotline 400-888-6677 or log on to the official website of Changan Automobile (www.changan.com.cn) for more information. Users can also log on to the website of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (www.aqsiq.gov.cn), the website of the Defective Product Management Center (www.dpac.gov.cn), the China Automobile Recall Website (www.qiche365.org.cn), or Call the hotline of the Defective Product Management Center of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (010-59799616, 65537365) for more information.

Product safety knowledge

The function of the generator belt drive is to drive the generator to supply power and to drive the cooling water circulation system. If the generator pulley is loose, it may cause damage to other parts of the engine during high-speed operation. If you continue to drive while ignoring the abnormal noise and fault lights generated by the engine, the generator and cooling water circulation system will fail, causing the vehicle to stall Security risks. It is recommended that the owner of the vehicle promptly conduct inspections and repairs when the vehicle's engine makes abnormal noises or the fault light is on. (Compilation/Car Home Wang Yin)

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