Indian automaker Maruti Suzuki has announced a recall for some petrol variants of the Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and the XL6. The recall is issued to inspect the possible defect in the faulty motor-generator unit. Over 1.80 lakh units manufactured between the duration of 4th May 2018 to 27th October 2020 are to be recalled to rectify this fault.

Maruti Suzuki India will inspect the motor-generator unit for these vehicles and, if found faulty, will be replaced free of cost for the owner. The brand is currently reaching out to owners of affected vehicles and notified to bring their car into a Maruti Suzuki authorised workshop. The repairs will be conducted from the first week of November 2021 in a phased manner. Until that time, Maruti Suzuki has issued an advisory notifying customers to avoid driving in waterlogged areas or spraying water directly on the electrical/electronic parts of the vehicle.

Furthermore, suppose customers wish to check the status of their vehicle. In that case, they can visit the ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Maruti Suzuki website (for the Vitara Brezza and Ertiga) or the Nexa website (for the S-Cross, XL6 and Ciaz). All the customers would be required to enter their chassis number to check the status to understand if their vehicle falls under the recall bracket.

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