Maruti Suzuki recalls over 1.8 lakh cars due to electrical glitch

Sep 3, 2021

By: Rounak Jain

Maruti announces car recall

Maruti Suzuki has announced a recall of over 1.8 lakh cars.

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Recall due to an electrical defect

The company has recalled the cars due to an electrical defect.

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Affected cars

The recall is for the petrol variants of Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and XL6 manufactured between May 4, 2018 to October 27, 2020.

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Company announces free replacement

The company will offer a free replacement of the faulty part after an inspection.

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Replacements to begin in November

The replacement of the faulty part will begin in the first week of November.

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Company advises owners

Maruti Suzuki has advised owners of these cars to avoid driving in waterlogged areas or using a water spray near the electrical components of the vehicle.

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Owners can check on company’s website

Customers can check if their vehicle needs replacement by visiting the company’s website and using their chassis number.

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Biggest recall for Maruti Suzuki

This is the biggest ever recall for Maruti Suzuki, beating its earlier recall of over 1.35 lakh WagonR and Baleno models in 2020.

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India’s biggest car recall

The biggest car recall in India was announced by Volkswagen and Skoda in 2016 and over 2.8 lakh cars were recalled after the company was caught using software to cheat emission tests.

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