Maruti has extended the date of expiry for the free service and warranty packages along with offering maintenance tips to help customers keep their cars in good shape
A nationwide lockdown has been imposed in the country till May 3, 2020. Therefore, most cars are not in use and instead parked in the garage for many days now. They will continue to remain out of use till at least May 3. Hence, if they are left unattended without any care, they might suffer a breakdown when cranked after this lockdown period ends. To keep the owners informed about what they should be doing to keep their cars in good shape, Maruti is giving preventive maintenance tips to its customers.
Maruti Suzuki is pulling all efforts to help its customers to keep their cars in good shape during this lockdown period.
The carmaker has reached out to its customers with a set of precautionary steps to prevent car damage during the lockdown. The manufacturer has sent over 25 million SMSes to inform its customers. The SMSes include tips such as, cranking the engine once a week and keep it running for good 10 minutes at least. This will reduce the chances of injector getting clogged or the grease losing out its physical properties. Cranking the engine once a week would also ensure that the battery is not running out of charge. A lot of customers have also been reached out multiple times to repeat these steps.
With such advisories, Maruti is urging all of its proud customers to keep their possessions in good shape. A special consultative has also been issued on preventive maintenance of the battery as the cars are parked for a long duration.
The carmaker has also announced a set of procedures for availing the extension for free service and warranty of customer vehicles. For those, whose free service, warranty, and extended warranty were scheduled to lapse in between the period of the lockdown i.e. from March 15, 2020, to April 30, 2020, are now being extended up to June 30, 2020.