Maruti Suzuki India is witnessing its biggest recall till date, because of issues with two of its brands’ airbags and fuel filters.
The company was forced to recall Baleno and Swift DZire. Baleno has been found to have faulty airbag controller software and Swift DZire has faulty fuel filters.
The Baleno model that has been recalled was manufactured between August 3, 2015 and May 17, 2016, with both petrol and diesel variants being affected.
Only the diesel variant of the Auto Gear Shift (AGS) model of Swift DZire has been recalled.
The model was launched recently.
Customers with petrol and manual diesel variants of Swift DZire will not be affected by this.
Out of the 75,419 Baleno cars that have been recalled, 15,995 cars are diesel where as Swift DZire-AGS recall includes 17,231 units of car that were allotted for export.
This is not the first recall by Maruti Suzuki this year. They were also forced to recall 20,427 Units of S-Cross for faulty brake part in May 2016.
People affected by this recall have to contact Maruti Suzuki dealers from May 31, 2016 onwards. Dealers have also been instructed to contact the owners of the respective vehicles. All the work will be done free of cost by the company.