New Delhi: One of the biggest car makers in India Maruti Suzuki, made one of the shocking announcement on May 27th.
On Friday morning the car maker made a recall of around 77,380 cars which included models of it’s newly launched Baleno and Swift DZire models for the upgradation of the faulty airbag controller software and also for replacing faulty fuel filters.
In a statement issued, the company made clear that it is voluntarily recalling 75,419 Baleno cars (petrol and diesel) which were rolled out between August 3, 2015 and May 17, 2016 in order 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 attended to for inspection and replacement of a faulty fuel filter,” the company official added.
The 75,419 unit Baleno cars also include 17,231 units which were exported. The 1,961 diesel powered DZire cars (AGS-auto gear shift-variants) will be checked for inspection and replacement of faulty fuel filter.
Starting May 31, 2016 owners of the vehicles covered will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki dealers. The software upgrade and the replacement of faulty fuel filter, will be done free of cost.