Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced to proactively undertake a recall of some units of S-Presso and Ecco. This is to inspect for a possible defect in 87,599 units of these models manufactured between 05 July 2021 and 15 Feb 2023.
It is suspected that there is a possible defect in a part of steering tie rod, used in such vehicles, which in a rare case, may break and affect vehicle steerability and handling. In the interest of customers, Maruti Suzuki has decided to voluntarily recall the affected vehicles for inspection and replacement of the faulty part, free of cost. Affected vehicle owners would be receiving a communication from Maruti Suzuki authorized workshops.
Customers of suspected vehicles can also visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Company websites www.marutisuzuki.com and fill-in their vehicle’s chassis number (MA3, followed by 14 digit alpha-numeric number) to check if their vehicle needs any attention. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also mentioned in the vehicle invoice/registration documents.