Chennai | Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has recalled 17,362 vehicles including the newly launched Grand Vitara, Alto K10, S-Presso, Eeco, Brezza and Baleno to replace airbag controllers. The company is recalling models released between December 8, 2022 and January 12, 2023.
It is suspected that there is a potential defect in the affected part, which may lead to non-deployment of the airbag and seat belt pretensioner in the event of a vehicle crash.
Maruti Suzuki has warned customers of the suspected vehicles not to drive or use the vehicle until the affected part is replaced.
The company said that the recall is being done to inspect and replace the airbag controller in these vehicles free of cost, if required.
Affected vehicle owners will receive communication from Maruti Suzuki Authorized Workshops for immediate attention, the company said.(IANS)
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