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In order to provide traffic safety for consumers: A recall for Chevrolet and Subaru cars

18/04/2018

PACP launched a recall in collaboration with Oman Trading Establishment and Oman Gulf Enterprises for 124 Subaru Legacy Outback, WRX and STI (2013-2018), in addition to 5 Chevrolet Corvettes 2018. The recall began on 19 April.

 

 The recall included 115 Subaru Legacy Outback with VINs JF1BL96M84G002001 -JF1BM92D1DG032850, while 9 WRX and STI cars with VINs JF1GH35E89G052970 - JF1GV82KXCG020948 were included in the recall for a possible inflator defect overtime which leads to excessive fire when the airbag deploys, which leads to rupturing the body of the inflator. The company shall replace the airbag inflator in the passenger seat in the cars affected. 

The recall included Chevrolet Corvettes with VINs 1G1Y92D6XJ5601898 - 1G1Y92D75J5000049, for a possible failure in the alarm and message on the dashboard regarding exceeding the 120 kph, which is required by the GCC Standardization Organization regulation, therefore, the dealership shall reprogram the ABC system. 

 These recalls confirm PACP efforts in traffic safety and constant care to conduct continuous reviews of all the available products in the markets of Oman in order to provide the necessary protection for the consumers in all areas. 

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 No one imagined that greed and deviousness would reach such a staggering level that thought exist only in movies and investigative drama shows , yet it became a stark reality when some merchants sought to make a profit on the account of health and safety of the young and adults alike utilizing the God-given intellect that they posses into destruction and evil instead of serving public good , the devious plan used ( Back to school ) season by carving holes inside books and hiding chewing tobacco inside in away from the inspectors notice targeting the younger generation with these destructive materials that effect the health , mind and safety of our kids .
 The Judicial officers noticed that consumers come very frequently to a specific shop during one of the inspection tours which raised their suspicions to strengthening the monitoring and follow up on that matter , students were spotted in the shop as well , the Officers expediently intervened to inspect the shop , the inspection did not reveal anything at first , however , the officers noticed a stack of books and decided to inspect it , surprisingly , they found more than 600 pouches of chewing tobacco on its way to be sold and distributed on consumers and students , the officers immediately issued a violation and referred the case to the General Prosecution to deal with the matter as per the Law


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