Leading car manufacturer in the country Maruti Suzuki announced that
its premium crossover the S-Cross may have a faulty brake part and that the
company will be conducting a free service campaign to rectify the problem. Not
using the word “recall”, the company in a statement to the Bombay stock
Exchange said that it will “undertake a service campaign to inspect a suspected
fault and replace a brake part in 20,427 units of S-Cross. These vehicles were
manufactured between April 20th 2015 and February 12th,
The company noted that owners of the impacted vehicles will be
contacted by the dealers. “Service campaigns are undertaken globally by
automobile companies to rectify faults that may potentially cause inconvenience
to customers,” it said. The company further added that this service campaign
applies to both the variants of the S-Cross (DDiS 200 and DDiS 320). The
inspection and replacement will be done free of cost for the customer.
S-Cross owners can check the Nexa website to ascertain if
their vehicle is impacted. 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 can also contact
the nearest Maruti Suzuki dealer workshop to ascertain if their vehicle is
impact, the company noted.
In March 2015 Maruti Suzuki had recalled 33,098 units of the Alto
cars to replace the `right hand door latch assembly’. The cars comprised 19,780
units of Alto 800 and 13,318 units of Alto K10 manufactured between December 8,
2014 and February 18, 2015.
Maruti Suzuki recalls 33,098 Alto 800, Alto K-10 cars
In September 2014, the company had recalled 69,555 units of the
Ritz, Dzire and Swift hatchback to replace a wiring harness.
Maruti Suzuki to recall 69,555 vehicles
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