Suzuki Issues Recall For Over Two Million Vehicles Globally

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Suzuki is one of the leading automobile manufacturers across the globe. They have now issued a recall, which accounts for approximately two million vehicles.

The vehicles that will be recalled are Swift and Wagon R hatchback models. There seems to be an issue with ignition switch, due to which fumes are released from the component.

There have been several instances in Japan were the ignition switch began to emit smoke or was burning. Suzuki issued a recall on this matter on 31st March, 2015, which involved 1,68,000 vehicles.

Suzuki has issued that there have been 67 reports by customers on ignition switches smoking. They have submitted this data to the Japanese transport ministry.

Japanese automobile giant has also confirmed that there have been no serious injuries to occupants. They have also confirmed that so far there have been no reports of the faulty switches burning or smoking in other countries.

Other models included in this recall are Chevrolet Cruze that Suzuki builds for GM. AZ-Wagon and Carol model, which is offered with Mazda badges. The Alto, Swift and Wagon R hatchbacks too are being recalled.

Models that have been built by Suzuki for other manufacturers are being sold only in Japan and will be recalled domestically. Suzuki models, however, are being recalled globally.

We have no news as yet whether Indian models will be affected too, but will keep you updated as soon as we receive word.

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Story first published: Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9:31 [IST]
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