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Maruti to recall 13,157 diesel cars in India

Last updated on: April 6, 2011 17:08 IST

Image: Swift Dzire.

Maruti Suzuki India announced on Wednesday that it will inspect the 'connecting rod bolt' for 13,157 units of Swift Dzire (4505 cars), Swift (6841 cars) and Ritz (1811 cars) diesel cars with engines manufactured between November 13, 2010 and December 4, 2010.

If the 'connecting rod bolt' is found defective, the company will replace the component free of cost.

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Maruti to recall 13,157 diesel cars in India

Image: Maruti Swift diesel.

No other vehicles in the range or the vehicles exported by Maruti Suzuki are impacted.

Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact owners of the cars. The new part has been despatched to the dealer workshops.

Users of Maruti Suzuki diesel cars purchased after November 13, 2010, can check the website www.marutisuzuki.com to ascertain if their diesel engine car is among the above mentioned vehicles.

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Maruti to recall 13,157 diesel cars in India

Image: Maruti Ritz.

Customer need to fill in the engine number (D13A followed by 7 digits) on the computer screen.

Engine number is embossed on vehicle ID plate and also on the vehicle registration documents.

Customers may also contact the nearest Maruti Suzuki dealer workshop to ascertain if their car is amongst the above vehicles.