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Maruti Suzuki Recalls Over 40,000 WagonR Cars. See Why

| Published on August 24, 2019

India‘s biggest automobile manufacturer, Maruti Suzuki, has decided to recall more than 40,000 WagonR‘s. Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced today to voluntarily undertake a recall campaign for certain WagonR models with a 1-liter engine.

The targeted vehicles are the ones which were manufactured between 15th November 2018 and 12th August 2019. The reason for the recall, as stated by the company officials, is a possible issue with the fuel hose fouling with metal clamp.

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Maruti Suzuki has also stated that they will be inspecting around 40618 vehicles for the faulty fuel hose. And also the replacement of the defective models will be done free of cost. Owners of the suspected vehicles will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki dealers for inspection from 24 Aug’19.

Owners of the new Wagon R can also visit the company website and fill in the chassis number to check if their vehicle falls under the suspected category and needs to get inspected. The Chassis number is mentioned on the registration document and begins with MA3 followed by 14 digits alpha-numeric number.

The new-gen Wagon R was launched in India at the beginning of 2019.

Maruti WagonR has been the best selling car in India recorded for the month of July’19. The registered sales were 15,062 units last month, as opposed to 14,339 units in July 2018. The sales growth is estimated to be of 5%.

As compared to June 2019, sales of WagonR have grown 47%.

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