Suzuki India Limited has officially announced that it will proactively replace
‘fuel filler neck’ of 103,311 vehicles (42,481 units of DZire, 47,237 units of
Swift and 13,593 units of Ertiga) manufactured between 12th November 2013 and
4th February 2014.
This exercise is limited to vehicles within
the above specified range and does not pertain to any other vehicle of the
company, Maruti Suzuki said in a press release.
In the affected vehicles there is a
possibility of fuel smell and in extreme condition there may be some fuel
leakage, if fuel is filled up to the fuel cap, beyond ‘Auto cutoff level’.
Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact owners of
all vehicles in the above mentioned range. The Company will replace the ‘fuel
filler neck’ free of cost. As part of its regular Quality tests in the
manufacturing process, the company noticed the problem. The new fuel filler
neck is being progressively despatched to the dealer workshops.
Considering the number of vehicles impacted,
the Company is building up stock of the required component at its dealer
workshops, before inviting customers.
Users of Maruti Suzuki cars (Swift, Dzire and
Ertiga) who have bought their cars post 12th November 2013 can check the
Company website www.marutisuzuki.com to ascertain if their car is among the
above mentioned vehicles. This information will be available from 11th April
The customer is requested to fill in the
chassis number (MA3 followed by 14 digit alpha-numeric number) on the computer
screen. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also in
the vehicle invoice / registration documents.
Customers may also contact the nearest Maruti
Suzuki dealer workshop to ascertain if their vehicle is among the above
Maruti Suzuki Corporate Communications
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