Chery Omoda 5 axle issue

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There have been recent reports of a potential axle issue with the Chery Omoda 5 SUV in Malaysia. Here's what we know so far:

What Happen?

  • The Complaint: A social media post went viral in April 2024, alleging a Chery Omoda 5 owner's rear axle snapped while driving, without any prior accident or hitting bumps. This is the second reported issue with the Omoda 5 this month, following an earlier claim of faulty brakes.
  • Chery's Response: Chery Malaysia has acknowledged the situation and is in communication with the affected customer. The vehicle is undergoing a thorough inspection and investigation at a service center.
  • Potential Recall: As a precaution, Chery Malaysia is reaching out to a limited group of customers believed to be part of a potentially affected batch. Additionally, they have opened inspections for concerned Omoda 5 owners at authorized service centers.

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What to Do as an Omoda 5 Owner:

  • Stay Calm: There's no official confirmation of a widespread axle issue.
  • Check for Contact: Chery Malaysia will likely contact you directly if you're part of the potentially affected batch.
  • Schedule an Inspection: For peace of mind, any Omoda 5 owner can book an inspection at a Chery service center. You'll receive a full report after the inspection.

Here are some helpful resources:

Chery Malaysia Customer Careline: +603- 2771 7070 (phone)

Remember: This is a developing situation. Stay updated by checking Chery Malaysia's official channels for further announcements.

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