India's largest passenger carmaker, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has recalled the 01,34,885 units of Baleno and WagonR hatchbacks due to the possible issue with the fuel pump. The recalled numbers stand for Baleno is 78,222 units and 56,663 units for Wagon-R. It is to note that only the only the 1.0-litre variant of the WagonR is affected by this recall.
The company has also stated that the suspected units of WagonR (1 Litre) were manufactured between November 15th 2018 and October 15th, 2019 and Baleno (Petrol) manufactured between January 8th 2019 and November 4th 2019.
Maruti dealerships will soon contact the customers of suspected units. In between, customers can also check whether their car is affected by the recall or not. For that, customers have to visit "Imp Customer Info" section on Arena or Nexa's website. There will be a section in which customers can input their vehicle's chassis number (MA3 or MBH, followed by a 14-digit alpha-numeric number) to check if their vehicle needs any inspection.
Maruti Suzuki will replace the faulty part without any charges.
Where can you find the chassis number?
Chassis number is a unique code used to identify an individual vehicle. It is embossed on the vehicle ID plate. You can also find it on your registration certificate (RC), owner's manual or on the vehicle invoice.
Will Toyota Glanza also be recalled?
Toyota Glanza is a re-badged version of Maruti Suzuki Nexa Baleno. It was launched in June 2019. Knowing the fact that Maruti manufactures the Glanza premium hatchback for Toyota, there are chances that Toyota-Kirloskar Motor may also recall for the same.