BEIJING - China's quality watchdog said Friday Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile Company will recall the C-Quatre model from May 31 due to a problem with the 1.6L engine cooling fan.
The recall affects 53,459 units produced from Aug 31, 2009 to March 3, 2010, said a statement on the website of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (GAQSIQ).
The faulty engine cooling fan may result in a short circuiting of the engine and could a safety risk, the statement said.
The car maker will check and repair the defective engine cooling fans for free.
Owners can contact Dongfeng Citroen on a hotline number, 400-886-6688, or contact the GAQSIQ on hotline number 010-59799616.
Dongfeng Peugeot Citroen Automobile is a joint venture co-founded in 1992 by Dongfeng Automobile Co and Peugeot SA.