What’s up with Maruti? first, one of the major sellers in the country the Maruti Suzuki swift scores a spectacular “0” in the Latin safety crash test and now the homegrown brand has to recall over 1.8l vehicles due to potential safety issues.
Which models are being recalled?
The recalled models from the brand include the Maruti Suzuki XL-6, Ertiga, Brezza, Ciaz and the S-Cross crossover SUV. These recalled models are said to have been manufactured between May 4th 2018 to October 27th 2020.
How will Maruti rectify the fault?
Going by the brand, all affected vehicles shall receive an inspection/replacement of the faulty MGU (Motor Generator Unit) free of cost. Although the inspection/replacement of the faulty MGU will begin from the first week of November 2021.
Any major precautions to be taken before the replacement starts?
Owners of the recalled units are being advised to avoid going into waterlogged areas and directly spray water on any electrical parts.
How to check whether my vehicle is affected or not?
All affected vehicle owners will be contacted by their respective authorised Maruti Suzuki workshop. Additionally, customers can also go on to the MSIL website and click on the “IMP Customer Info” section for Ertiga and Brezza owners.
While the Ciaz, XL6 and S-Cross owners can visit the NEXA website and click on the “Info” section. Customers need to fill in their vehicle chassis number. This will determine whether your vehicle comes under the recall or not.
Where is the Chassis number located?
Your vehicle Chassis number is located on the vehicle ID plate and or on your vehicle RC and invoice.