Bajaj Auto Extends Support To Flood-hit Customers
Modified On Aug 29, 2019 By Gaurav Sadanand
This service camp has been set in place to help restore flood-affected Bajaj motorcycles
- Customers from Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala can benefit from this offer.
- The service camp is being held free of cost.
- The drive will be held from Aug 19 to Sept 07.
Torrential rains in the last two months or so have resulted in floods in states like Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala. Waterlogged streets have swamped a number of two-wheelers and paralyzed the public transportation system which has had a drastic impact on the very livelihood of people. Bajaj Auto, in a bid to help rehabilitation efforts, has announced a free service camp which will offer free check-ups for flood-affected Bajaj bikes. The drive will be held from 19 Aug 2019 to 07 Sept 2019.
The service camp will be held across all flood-affected locations in the aforementioned states. A thorough check-up will be conducted on affected bikes which includes flushing the engine in case of water ingression. Interestingly, the service is free of cost and customers won't be charged for the cost of check-up, oil change, or replacing the oil filter, air filter, gaskets or engine parts. That said, Bajaj has advised customers to keep their insurance claim documents ready in case of major repairs due to water ingress in the engine.
Here’s what the bikemaker had to say:
Bajaj Auto to Conduct large scale Free Service Camps in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala
- To restore full mobility for flood affected Bajaj motorcycle owners
August 19, 2019: Bajaj Auto and its dealerships are organizing free service camps to provide free check-up and service of flood affected Bajaj bikes from Monday, 19 Aug 2019 to Saturday 07 Sept 2019. The camps will be conducted at Bajaj motorcycle dealership locations in the flood impacted towns of Maharashtra, Karnataka, Gujarat and Kerala.
Bajaj motorcycle owners can reach out to their nearest authorized service centre with the flood affected bikes. The dealerships will conduct a thorough check-up followed by engine flushing in case of water ingression into the engine. These services will be provided for free and the dealership will not charge for the cost of check-up, oil change and the cost of parts Engine oil, Oil filter, Air filter and gaskets, if required.
According to Mr. Sarang Kanade, President-Motorcycle Business, Bajaj Auto “The severe floods have affected life and livelihood of our fellow countrymen. We are once again standing by our customers and ensuring that that all flood affected Bajaj bikes are made road worthy through are dealerships as quickly as possible so that full mobility is restored to Bajaj motorcycle owners.”
To ensure timely repairs the company has moved required spare parts as well as additional technicians from Bajaj dealerships in neighbouring states to ensure that all Bajaj motorcycles and their riders are back on the road at the earliest.
Bajaj dealerships shall also advise Bajaj motorcycle owners in the preparation of insurance claim documents in case of major repairs due to water ingress in the engine.