Source: News Bharati English27 May 2016 13:36:29

New Delhi, May 27: Indian Automobile firm Maruti Suzuki on Friday voluntarily recalled 75,419 Baleno cars to upgrade the airbag controller software and 1,961 DZire diesel cars for inspection and replacement of a faulty fuel filter.

Petrol and diesel version of Baleno model manufactured between August 3, 2015 and May 17, 2016 will be recalled under the action. Of 75,419 model, 15,995 Baleno diesel cars manufactured between August 3, 2015 and March 22, 2016, will also be attended to for inspection and replacement of a faulty fuel filter. The Baleno cars covered in the recall include 17,231 units of exports. On the other hand, 1,961 DZire diesel cars (only AGS variant) will be attended for inspection and replacement of a faulty fuel filter.

Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact the owners of the vehicles from 31st May. The software upgrade and the replacement of faulty fuel filter, will be done free of cost. Customers can also enquire if their vehicle is covered in the recall by visiting website ‘www.nexaexperience.com’ for Baleno and at ‘www.marutisuzuki.com’ for DZire Diesel.

Last week, the company had announced a free service campaign for 20,427 units of its premium crossover model S-Cross for a possible replacement of a faulty brake part. Last year, the company had recalled Alto 800 and Alto K10 manufactured between December 8, 2014, and February 18, 2015, to rectify defective latches on right side doors. Last week, automaker giant Ford India also recalled 48,700 units of its vehicle model EcoSport to rectify various issues.