Kia Diesel Seltos Fuel Pump Replaced for Free?

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Why Kia Diesel Seltos Fuel Pump Replaced for Free? The Fuel pump of the diesel variants of Seltos have been facing multiple issues which is why a silent recall? What if your Seltos has the problem? Here are all the answers about Diesel Kia Seltos Recalled.

Found Damage

The fuel pump is damaged then a hole is found on the lower end of the filter. There might be some cases where there could be a crack at the cylindrical head of the filter. If this problem is seen in the fuel pump then the replacement will be done under warranty under without any cost. If there is no damage found then it won’t be replaced. Faulty fuel pump might cause a problem with the car to vibrate more than usual. This would also cause the vehicle to have problems starting and reduced the car’s pickup. Owners of diesel have reported no proactive communication from the company’s side. This has been only notified for customers who have undergone regular servicing.

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Why Recall?

Kia has been very discreet about this since it doesn’t want a bad name in the market. This recall hasn’t been revealed by the company in public but the dealerships and technicians have been notified with a bulleting dated on 5th October. The problem has not to be seen in petrol model yet and only diesel variants of the Seltos have been seen to be affected.

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Details of Seltos diesel variants

Among a host of powertrain options, Seltos is offered with a 1.5-litre U2 CRDi diesel engine which cranks out 115 PS of power and 240 N of peak torque. This unit comes mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. Prices of diesel-powered variants start at Rs 10.34 lakh for the HTE trim and go up to Rs 17.34 lakh for the top-spec GTX PLUS Automatic trim.

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