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Maruti recalls 1.8 lakh cars sold from 2018 to 2020 for faulty unit – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki is recalling 1.8 lakh cars to replace a faulty motor generator unit. The cars were sold between May 4, 2018 and October 27, 2020 and are certain petrol variants of Ciaz sedan, Ertiga utility vehicle and SUVs Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and XL6.
Till the faulty unit are replaced — the recall begins from November — Maruti has advised the owners to avoid driving in water-logged areas and direct water spray on electrical/electronic parts in vehicle. The change of faulty parts will be undertaken free of cost, the company said.
While the customers will receive a communication from dealerships regarding the recall, they can also visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the company websites and fill in their vehicle’s chassis number to check if their vehicle needs any attention.
The Centre has made announcement of recalls mandatory for vehicle manufacturers in case they notice defects that are generic in nature. Penalties have also been stipulated with regards to the exercise.