Over 17,000 automobiles produced between December 8, 2022, and January 12, 2023,
The Alto K10, S Presso, Eeco, Brezza, Baleno, and Grand Vitara models that are affected by the recall all have defective
Maruti Suzuki said in a regulatory filing with BSE that it will free of charge recall 17,362 units
its impacted vehicles and SUVs for an inspection and replacement of the airbag control unit.
It believes that the defective component may prevent airbags and seat belt pretensioners
from deploying in the event of a collision. Additionally, the manufacturer advised customers
vehicles until the workshops had been in touch with them and replaced the faulty item.
This is not the first time safety related modules have been affected in Maruti Suzuki cars
Just last month, the brand recalled over 9,000 units of the Grand Vitara, XL6, Ertiga and Ciaz
due to a possible defect in the child parts of the front seat belt's shoulder height adjuster assembly.
Furthermore, in October, Maruti Suzuki recalled more than 9,000 units of the Wagon R, Ignis
Celerio to rectify a defect in the rear brake assembly pins.