Maruti Suzuki Swift And Dzire Recalled in India Over Faulty Airbag Controller Unit

By Rahul

Maruti Suzuki has issued a voluntary recall of the Swift and Dzire models in India. Both these models will be inspected for a possible fault in their airbag controller unit.

Maruti Suzuki has recalled a total of 1279 units. Among them are 566 units of the Swift and 713 units of the Dzire produced between the 7th May and 5th July 2018.

Maruti Suzuki Recalls Swift & Dzire; Possible Fault In Airbag Controller Unit

Owners of the affected models will be contacted directly by Maruti Suzuki dealerships from the 25th July 2018. They will further inspect and replace the faulty component, free of cost.

Maruti Suzuki Recalls Swift & Dzire; Possible Fault In Airbag Controller Unit

Customers can also log on to the Maruti Suzuki website and check if their vehicle has been affected, by entering their chassis number. Furthermore, customers can also directly connect with their respective dealerships to verify their vehicle for the recall.

Maruti Suzuki Recalls Swift & Dzire; Possible Fault In Airbag Controller Unit

This is the second recall by Maruti Suzuki for the new-generation Swift. The company had recalled over 52,000 vehicles back in May 2018 over a faulty brake vacuum hose.

Maruti Suzuki Recalls Swift & Dzire; Possible Fault In Airbag Controller Unit

The new generation Maruti Suzuki Swift was launched in India in February 2018. While the Dzire compact-sedan was launched last year.

Both models have been a huge success in terms of sales in India. The Dzire is currently the best-selling compact sedan in the Indian market. While the Swift hatchback has crossed the one lakh sales mark in just five months of its launch in the country.

Thoughts On The Maruti Suzuki Recall

Maruti Suzuki Recalls Swift & Dzire; Possible Fault In Airbag Controller Unit

The Maruti Suzuki Swift and Dzire models are among the best-selling cars from the company's product lineup. Maruti Suzuki also recently celebrated the milestone of 20 million cars produced. The company took 34 years to achieve the milestone, with the Vitara Brezza AMT being rolled out as the 20 millionth car.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 12:14 [IST]
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