Maruti Suzuki recalls limited Dzire Tour cars over possible airbag defect

Maruti Suzuki recalls limited Dzire Tour cars over possible airbag defect

Maruti Suzuki today announced a recall of some of its Dzire Tour models over a possible defect in the airbag. The company said Wednesday that 166 Dzire Tour S cars have been recalled for replacement of the Airbag Control Unit free of cost for possible defects. The vehicles involved in this recall are those manufactured between 6th August 2022 to 16th August 2022.
The recall is being undertaken to replace the Airbag Control Unit, free of cost, in these vehicles. It is suspected that there is a possible defect in Airbag Control Unit, which in rare cases might result in malfunctioning during deployment, Maruti Suzuki said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges.
“Customers of suspected vehicles are advised not to drive/use the vehicle till the Airbag Control Unit is replaced,” Maruti Suzuki said.
Affected vehicle owners will be receiving communication from Maruti Suzuki authorised workshops for the replacement of the defective Airbag Control Unit.

“Customers may also visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Company website and fill in their vehicle chassis number (MA3 followed by a 14-digit alphanumeric number) to check if their vehicle needs any attention in this regard. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also mentioned in the vehicle invoice/registration documents,” the company said.
In related news, Maruti Suzuki launched the 2022 Alto K10 at a starting price of Rs 3.99 lakh (ex-showroom). The new model has been refurbished with interior and exterior changes and also gets a new engine. Available in four variants, bookings for the new Alto K10 have been started at Rs 11,000.

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