Maruti Suzuki, one of India’s leading automobile manufacturers, has recently announced a recall of 87,599 units of its popular S Presso and Eeco vehicles in the country. The voluntary recall is initiated to inspect a possible defect in the steering tie rod of these vehicles, which has the potential to affect their steerability and handling. The affected units were produced during a specific period, ranging from July 5, 2021, to February 15, 2023.

Maruti EECO

This recall comes as part of the company’s commitment to ensuring the safety and satisfaction of its customers. Maruti Suzuki takes any potential safety concerns seriously and proactively takes necessary actions to address them. The company has issued a total of 29 recalls since the implementation of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers’ (SIAM) voluntary vehicle recall policy in 2012, affecting a cumulative count of 8,63,901 vehicles over the years. Maruti Suzuki has stated that it suspects a possible defect in a part of the steering tie rod used in the affected S Presso and Eeco vehicles. In rare cases, this component may break, leading to adverse effects on the vehicle’s steering and handling capabilities. To resolve this issue, the company’s authorized dealer workshops will get in touch with the owners of the impacted vehicles to conduct a thorough inspection and, if required, replace the faulty part at no cost to the customer.

Maruti S presso

The recall process is part of the company’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of safety and quality across its product lineup. This marks the fourth recall by Maruti Suzuki in 2023, affecting a total of 1,23,351 units so far this year. The first recall occurred on January 17, 2023, involving 17,362 units of various models to check for a possible defect in the airbag controller. Another recall followed on January 23, 2023, affecting 11,177 Grand Vitara SUVs to inspect the rear seatbelt mounting brackets. The third recall, announced on April 21, 2023, involved 7,213 units of the Baleno RS hatchback for a potential defect in the vacuum pump affecting the brake function.

Maruti Suzuki has always been committed to prioritizing the safety and satisfaction of its customers. With the proactive approach of issuing recalls whenever necessary, the company aims to uphold its reputation for producing reliable and trustworthy vehicles. The latest recall for the S Presso and Eeco units is one of the significant recall exercises by the carmaker and demonstrates its dedication to rectifying any potential issues promptly and efficiently. By addressing potential defects and conducting thorough inspections and replacements, Maruti Suzuki continues to reinforce its commitment to providing safe and reliable transportation options for Indian consumers.

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