Maruti Suzuki call for a mass recall of over 1.81 lakh vehicles over a suspected problem
Maruti Suzuki India Limited issued a recall of certain petrol Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross, and XL6 models today. This is being done to check 181,754 units of these models manufactured between May 4, 2018 and October 27, 2020, for a suspected problem.
A spokesperson from Maruti Suzuki said in a regulatory filing, "in the interest of customers, Maruti Suzuki has decided to voluntarily recall the affected vehicles for inspection/replacement of Motor Generator Unit, free of cost. Affected vehicle owners would be receiving a communication from Maruti Suzuki authorized workshops".
The damaged portion will be replaced beginning in the first week of November 2021. Maruti Suzuki has urged its customers to avoid driving their Maruti Suzuki vehicle under wet conditions and to refrain from spraying water on the electrical/electronic elements of their vehicles.
As a result of the semiconductor scarcity, Maruti Suzuki anticipates production to drop this month. In September, total volume might be about 40% of usual, the firm stated in a stock market statement Tuesday.
Customers of suspicious cars can also go to the company websites' 'Imp Customer Info' area. , Depending on where the vehicle was acquired from, customers must visit the Maruti Suzuki or Nexa websites and enter their car's chassis number to see if their vehicle requires any treatment.
The chassis number is the 17 digit alpha-numeric number stamped on the vehicle identification plate and appears on the invoice/registration paperwork.