Maruti Suzuki has announced to recall 166 Dzire Tour S vehicles manufactured between August 6 to August 16. The recall is being undertaken to replace the Airbag Control Unit, free of cost, in these vehicles. It is suspected that there is a possible defect in Airbag Control Unit, which is a rare case that might result in malfunctioning during deployment. Also Read - Maruti Suzuki WagonR Electric spotted in clear images on Indian roads
Maruti Suzuki has announced that the customers of suspected vehicles are advised not to drive/use the vehicle till the Airbag Control Unit is replaced. Maruti Suzuki has claimed that the affected vehicle owners will be receiving communication from Maruti Suzuki authorized workshops for the replacement of the defective Airbag Control Unit. Also Read - First made-in-India Hydrogen Fuel Cell electric bus launched in India
Owners of the model can also visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Company website www.marutisuzuki.com and fill in their vehicle chassis number (MA3 followed by 14-digit alphanumeric number) to check if their vehicle needs any attention in this regard. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also mentioned in the vehicle invoice/registration documents. Also Read - Kia Seltos SUV reaches 3 lakh sales mark ahead of completing three years in Indian market
Maruti Tour-S Dzire is a car that is essentially introduced for commercial use. The car comes with a relatively low price point in order to attract fleet users. The Maruti Suzuki Dzire (Tour-S) is based on the older Swift Dzire and is a different model compared to the existing Swift or the Dzire. Considering that only vehicles that were manufactured between August 6 and August 16, the older models of Swift Dzire won’t be affected by the new fault found in the airbags.