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Maruti Suzuki to recall 1,279 units of new Swift, Dzire to fix possible issue with airbag system

A Maruti Suzuki spokesperson said that 1279 vehicles (566 new Swift and 713 new Dzire) manufactured between 7th May 2018 and 5th July 2018 have been identified for the recall. 

Edited by: India TV Business Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 25, 2018 11:30 IST ]

Both the models have received an overwhelming response from the market ever since their launch. (File Photo)

 

Maruti Suzuki, India's largest car manufacturer company, on Wednesday said it recalling nerly 1,279 units of the newly launched hatchback Swift, and compact sedan Dzire. The "voluntary" recall is being done to check and fix possible fault in the airbag system. 

A Maruti Suzuki spokesperson said that 1279 vehicles (566 new Swift and 713 new Dzire) manufactured between 7th May 2018 and 5th July 2018 have been identified for the recall. 

Inspection and replacement of the faulty part, if any, will be provided by the company free of cost, the spokesperson added. The company will start contacting the affected customers from July 25.

This is for the second time in three months that Maruti Suzuki has announced a recall of its models. In May, over 50,000 models of Swift and Baleno were inspected by the company for a possible fault in brake vacuum hose.

While the Dzire was launched last summer, the all new Swift was showcased during the Delhi Auto Expo in February. Both the models have received an overwhelming response from the market ever since their launch.

Meanwhile, shares of Maruti Suzuki fell over one percent following news of recall of two of its hugely popular models.

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