New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd – country’s largest vehicle manufacturer – on Friday said that it will voluntarily recall 40,618 units of WagonR (a hatchback) manufactured between November 15, 2018 and August, 12, 2019, for a possible defect in fuel hose fouling with metal clamp.
“Recall campaigns are undertaken globally to rectify faults that may be potential safety defects.The company will inspect 40,618 vehicles of WagonR (1 litre) for a possible issue of fuel hose fouling with metal clamp. Starting August,24, 2019 owners of the suspected vehicles will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki dealers for inspection and replacement of the faulty parts, free of cost," the company said in a press release.
The customers can also check on the website of the company with the chassis number of the vehicle.
“Customers of suspected WagonR (1 litre) vehicles can visit the company website and fill in the chassis number on the computer screen to check if their vehicle needs any attention. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also in the vehicle invoice or registration documents," the company further noted.
In July last year, Maruti Suzuki recalled 1,279 units of the popular offering, Swift hatchback and Dzire compact sedan, to inspect a possible fault in the airbag controller unit. According to the company, 566 units of Swift and 713 units of the Dzire manufactured between 7 May and 5 July, 2018, was recalled.