Maruti Suzuki has issued a massive recall for the latest WagonR hatchback. Maruti Suzuki says “recall campaigns are undertaken globally to rectify faults that may be potential safety defects.”
The recall directly involves almost 40,000 units of the car manufactured between November 2018 and August 2019. According the automaker the Waganor has been recalled for inspection of faulty fuel hose fuelling with metal clamp.
An important point to note is that the recall only affects the WagonR 1 litre and not the less powerful 0.8 litre variant.
Customers affected by the suspected recall can visit the company website www.marutisuzuki.com and fill in the chassis number (MA3 followed by 14 digit alpha-numeric number) on the computer screen to check if their vehicle needs any attention. The chassis number is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also in the vehicle invoice / registration documents.
The car that is part of the recall is powered by a 1.2 litre four cylinder petrol motor that produces 68hp at 6000rpm and 113Nm of torque at 4200rpm, also on offer though not part of the recall is a three cylinder petrol engine with 83hp and 90 Nm of torque at 3500rpm.Transmission options include 5-speed manual and AMT for both engine choices.