Wednesday, June 7

Maruti recalls over 75,000 Balenos and 2000 Dzires over faulty airbag and fuel filter unit

Maruti Suzuki India is recalling 75,419 units of Baleno hatchback (petrol and diesel) to fix faulty airbag component and fuel filter.  It is also calling back 1,961 units if its compact sedan DZire with auto gear shift technology to replace fuel filter.

Maruti Suzuki will recall 75,419 Baleno cars (petrol and diesel), manufactured between August 3, 2015 and May 17 this year to upgrade the airbag controller software.

Of these, 15,995 Baleno cars (only diesel), manufactured between August 3, 2015 and March 22, 2016, will also be inspected for a faulty fuel filter, which will be replaced.

“The Baleno cars covered in the recall include 17,231 units of exports,” the company said in a statement.

In addition, 1,961 DZire Diesel cars (only AGS variant) will be inspected for faulty fuel filter.

Starting 31 May, owners of the vehicles covered will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki dealers, it said adding that the software upgrade and the replacement of faulty fuel filter, will be done free of cost.

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