Maruti Suzuki is recalling 77,380 hatchbacks and sedans to fix issues with airbags and faulty fuel filters.
Out of the 77,380 cars recalled, 75,419 units are petrol and diesel variants of Maruti's premium hatchback Baleno while the remaining 1,961 units are of the Swift Dzire compact hatchback fitted with the AMT gearbox (Auto Gear Shift).
All 75,419 units of the Baleno (produced between August 3, 2015, and May 17, 2016) are being recalled to upgrade the software controlling the airbags.
Maruti will also replace the fuel filter of the diesel Balenos among the same group which were produced between August 3, 2015, and March 22, 2016.
Out of the 75,419 Baleno units recalled, 17,231 were exported out of the country.
The 1,961 AMT Swift Dzires are being recalled to replace a faulty fuel filter as well.
The recall of the affected cars will begin on May 31, 2016. Owners will be contacted by their dealerships and all repairs and upgrades necessary will be done free of cost.