Maruti Suzuki has confirmed to recall 56,663 units of the Maruti Wagon R along with 78,222 units of the Maruti Baleno to inspect a possible issue with the fuel pump.
Maruti Suzuki has announced the recall for a number of Maruti Baleno and Maruti Wagon R. Accordingly, there are around 56,663 units of the Maruti Wagon R along with 78,222 units of the Baleno to be recalled this time. In total, the number of vehicles needed to be inspected is 1,34,885 units.
According to the recall announcement, all the 1.0-litre Maruti Wagon R produced from between November 15 2018 to October 15 last year will be included on this voluntary recall campaign. All the Baleno cars manufactured from January 8 to November 4 2019 are also a part of the recalling plan. The voluntary recall is said to be a proactive measurement against possible issues with the fuel pump.
Since it is a voluntary recall, the car manufacturer will inspect and replace the faulty parts free of charge. After the recall is announced, the authorized dealership of Maruti Suzuki will contact the owners of all affected car owners. The owners can also make contact to the dealer that sold them cars for further information.
Maruti Suzuki will recall 1,34,885 units of the Baleno and Wagon R
To check if your vehicle should be brought to the dealers for inspection or not, you can check in Maruti Suzuki’s official websites. For owners of the Maruti Wagon R, visit www.marutisuzuki.com while the Baleno owners can go to Nexa’s official website to check. All you need to do is go to the “Imp Customer Info” section and insert vehicles chassis numbers which can be found on the vehicle ID plate or other vehicle’s document like registration documents and vehicle invoice. After submitting the required information, the website will tell if your vehicle should be recalled or not.
Last year, Maruti Suzuki has recalled 40,618 units of the 1.0-litre Maruti Wagon R due to a possible fuel hose fouling issue. In December, 63,493 units of the Maruti Ciaz with mild hybrid petrol and MPV Ertiga and XL6 were recalled for further inspection of the motor-generator unit. Back to 2016, the largest carmaker in India had announced recalling plan for the premium hatchback Baleno owing to a potential airbag controller defect.