The recall involves the Swift, DZire and Ritz models that were manufactured between 2010 and 2013. Maruti will be inspecting and repairing the faulty wiring harness.
Maruti Suzuki has recalled 69,555 units involving the diesel units of the Swift and Ritz hatchback as well as the DZire compact sedan for inspection and repairing of the wiring harness. The recall involves 55,938 units of the old Dzire, 12,486 units of the old Swift and 1131 units of the Ritz that were manufactured between 8th March, 2010 and 11th August, 2013. The models were sold in the domestic market and none of the export units have been affected by the recall.
Maruti Suzuki states that the problem was noticed based on feedback monitoring and internal checks made by the company and the recall decision was taken in the best interest of customers. The company has asked its dealers to contact customers of the affected vehicles and the dealership’s technicians will inspect the wiring harness fitment conditions and will carry out the necessary repairs, free of cost.
Owners can also log on to Maruti’s website HERE to ascertain if their vehicle is part of the recall or not. You need to fill in the chassis number that starts with MA3 or MBH followed by a 14-digit alpha-numeric number to see if your vehicle is part of the recall. This is by far one of the largest recalls to have been made by Maruti Suzuki. The company did not mention if any customer faced issues due to the faulty wiring harness.