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PACP launches a recall campaign for more than 19,000 cars in cooperation with Saud Bahwan Group

17/09/2017

PACP launched a recall campaign in cooperation with Saud Bahwan Group for 19,622 cars (Alphard, Corolla, Yaris and Lexus 2005 - 2012). 741 Alphard 2010 cars were recalled according to VINs JTNGE26HOB8140655 - JTNGK26HXD8067984, and 10225 Yaris saloon cars with VINs JTDBT9230CL029948 - JTDBW923XDL065462, 5 Lexus LFA 2010 -2013 with VINs JTHHX88H181000049 - JTHHX8BH9B14039, 109 Lexus IS250/350 2009 - 2012 with VINs JTHBG2620C5002782 - JTHFG2525D2502989 in addition to the recall of 102 Lexus ES350 2009 - 2013 with VINs JTHBJ46G0C2488827 - JTHBJ46GXC2509912.

 


 This recall is for a possible tear in the airbag inflator caused by propellant degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to external factors, which might lead to an injury or death of the car passengers, therefore, the company will replace the front air bag assembly according to the instructions from Toyota Motor Corporation.
 
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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