India Limited (MSIL) announced that it will proactively inspect and replace the
`right hand door latch assembly’ of 33,098 vehicles (comprising 19,780 units of
Alto 800 and 13,318 units of Alto K10) manufactured between December 8, 2014
and February 18, 2015.
a press release, Maruti Suzuki dealers in the domestic market will contact
owners of all the affected vehicles. The dealer workshop technicians will
inspect the condition and carry out the necessary replacement, free of cost.
was noticed on the basis of internal quality checks undertaken by the Company. The
company claims that from customer perspective, there is no concern if the right
hand side door (front and rear) is completely latched. If however, the door is
half-latched then the door may open if pressure is applied from inside.
Although it is a rare condition, but in view of customer safety, the Company is
undertaking replacement of the door latch assembly, proactively.
can check the Company’s website www.marutisuzuki.com to ascertain if their
particular vehicle is among the mentioned vehicles. 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.
also contact the nearest Maruti Suzuki dealer workshop to ascertain if their
vehicle is among the affected vehicles, the release added.