Although Mahindra & Mahindra has not made any official comment on the recall of Mahindra Thar, due to fuel gauge problem with a fault in fuel float sensor. A report in Shifting Gears reveals the company has issued a silent recall for the Thar SUV.
Reports further added saying that Mahindra is not directly contacting the respective owners, but are waiting for the vehicles to arrive at their dealerships, after which they’re inform their customers about the recall, a repair work will take about 3 hours time (fuel tank needs to be detached from the vehicle in order to replace this sensor), and will be carried out at free of cost to the Thar owners.
The issue with the fuel gauge reading is not new to the Thar instead it had been reported since the launch, you can checkout many threads and forums where questions are been asked! Due to the faulty fuel float sensor the fuel gauge readings were not always accurate and kept on fluctuating randomly, making the owners worry if they have enough fuel to reach the destination.
REFRESHER: Mahindra Thar is powered by a 2.5-litre CRDe diesel engine churning-out 105 BHP of power and 247 Nm of torque, whereas a 2.5-litre Direct Injection (DI) motor producing 63 BHP and 182.5 Nm of torque. Both the engines are paired to a 5-speed manual gearbox, sending power to all-four-wheels and gets mechanical differential locking system.
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Source: Shifting Gears