AutonetMagz – Bad things happened to Tommy, as the owner of Chevy Spin LTZ AT 2013. The car he drove with his family when returning to home, burn to ashes without any causes at Cawang Highway, as the car itself remains in standard condition and having periodical maintenance at Chevrolet official workshop.
The event happened so fast, when he driving his car at the highway, suddenly a burnt smell enter the cabin, and the brake along with the throttle lose its responds (brake become heavy due to loss of hydraulic force from the engine). He immediately drove his car to the side roads and see the ABS and Engine Check indicator light up.
After that, he saw the engine hood smokes and try to open the engine hood, but the opener felt loss. To prevent unwanted things, he evacuate his family from the car and a small blast heard from under the engine hood.
After 10 minutes, he try to turn off the fire with the aid of local people using water, suddenly a huge blast heard from inside the car, so he stay away from the car and saw his car burnt to ashes. He said around 4 to 5 explosions happened during the fire.
It happened back on 29th January 2017, and currently the remains of the car are being investigated by General Motor Indonesia to find out what causing it. The owners of the car admit to AutonetMagz that the car remains in standard condition as no accessories or any changes done in the car. He serviced his car routinely as back on 4th January 2017, he just finished his 50 thousand service at the nearest Chevrolet workshops.
He said that indeed his car having a lot of trouble, but as he always claim to the official workshops regarding it. Since 2013 he has replaced his battery up to 4 times, a whole AC system has been replaced, fuel tank recall, extra fan replacement, and hissing sound behind the dashboard hasn’t been solved after replacing the whole AC system.
Due to the event, not only he lose his car, but two of his kids have some trauma, as he do hope Chevrolet not only investigating it, but give some replacement to him during the investigation.
This news are not a new thing, as back on May 2016, another Chevrolet Spin did burn on Jagorawi highway after a long trip.
So what is happening to this car? as basically a lot of thing scould make a car to be burn, such as overheat, short circuit, or overcharge battery, that is why, you better prepare a small fire extinguisher nside your car for emergency needs.