Maruti Suzuki Recall

Maruti Suzuki in ‘Recall’ Mode

Announces recall of nearly 70,000 vehicles

In accordance with the 'Voluntary code on vehicle recall' implemented by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Maruti Suzuki India- country’s largest vehicle manufacturer, has announced a recall of approximately 70,000 vehicles on 30th September 2014. According to the company, the purpose of recall is to inspect the fitment of wiring harness and rectify it if found faulty.

The affected vehicles comprise of only the Diesel variants of some of the popular models of Maruti Suzuki i.e. old Dzire, old Swift and Ritz that are manufactured in the period of 8th March 2010 to 11th August 2013. The detail breakup of the total of 69,555 vehicles which are under consideration is as follows:



Sr. No. Vehicle Model No. of vehicles being recalled
1 Old Dzire 55,938
2 Old Swift 12,486
3 Ritz 1,131

Maruti Suzuki has clarified that the Petrol versions of the aforesaid vehicle models or the other models are not prone to this particular problem.

Dealers will contact the owners of the affected vehicles to carry out the inspection and repair of the wiring harness if needed, free of cost.

The vehicle owners can check whether their vehicle needs inspection at: http://www.marutisuzuki.com/Recall.aspx

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