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Maruti Suzuki recalls Ertiga,Swift,Dzire,A-Star

Maruti Suzuki Ertiga,Swift,Dzire and A-Star face a debilitating problem.

Written by PTI | New Delhi |
November 27, 2013 4:10:15 pm

India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today said it will recall 1,492 units of Ertiga,Swift,Dzire and A-Star models produced in October this year to rectify a possible problem with steering column.

Maruti Suzuki said it will inspect the steering column for 1,492 vehicles — Ertiga: 306 units,Swift: 592 units,Dzire: 581 units and A-Star: 13 units manufactured between October 19,2013 and 26th October 2013.

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“If the steering column is found defective,the company will replace the steering column free of cost,” MSI said in a statement.

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The new steering column has been dispatched to dealer workshops.

This exercise is limited to vehicles within the above specified range and does not pertain to any other vehicle of the company or any of its exports,Maruti Suzuki India added.

Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact owners of all vehicles in the above range,it said.

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The last big recall made by the company was in February 2010 when it recalled about one lakh units of its flagship export model ‘A-Star’ to replace a faulty fuel pump part.

Automobile companies have been pro-active in recalling vehicles in case of safety issues since industry body SIAM initiated a voluntary recall policy in last July,taking the total recalls to over 3 lakh units.

Recently,General Motor India had recalled 1.14 lakh units of its multi-purpose vehicle Chevrolet Tavera,manufactured between 2005 and 2013,to address emissions and specification issues.

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The company had also recalled 4,000 units of the diesel variant of its Sail model to address a potential engine issue.

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First published on: 27-11-2013 at 04:10:15 pm

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