India’s largest carmaker – Maruti Suzuki is recalling over 17,632 vehicles manufactured between December 8, 2022 and January 12, 2023. The automaker announced this news in its recent regulatory filing with BSE.
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This is being done to address a major safety issue with the airbag controller, a potential malfunction in the part, which in rare cases could result in the airbags not deploying and the seat belt pretensioners not working as intended. That they think. Car accident incident.
The affected Maruti models are Alto K10, S-Presso, Echo, Brezza, Baleno and Grand Vitara.
The carmaker has warned consumers not to use or drive their vehicles until affected people contact workshops and the part is replaced. Owners of affected vehicles will get in touch with authorized Maruti Suzuki workshops for immediate attention.
“The company has announced a recall of a total of 17,362 vehicles manufactured between December 8, 2022 and January 12, 2023. The affected models are Alto K10, S-Presso, Eeco, Brezza, Baleno and Grand Vitara. THE CONTROLLER IS BEING RECALLED FOR FREE INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT. THE AFFECTED PART IS SUSPECTED TO HAVE A POSSIBLE DEFECT, WHICH COULD RESULT IN THE AIRBAGS AND SEATBELT PRETENSIONERS NOT DEPLOYING IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH. Is.”
Also in December, the automaker recalled 9,125 units of its Ciaz, Brezza, Ertiga, XL6, and Grand Vitara models to address possible defects in the front row seat belts.