Maruti Suzuki India Limited today announced that
it will proactively replace ‘fuel filler neck’ of 103,311 vehicles (42,481 units
of DZire, 47,237 units of Swift and 13,593 units of Ertiga) manufactured between
12th November 2013 and 4th February 2014.
This exercise is limited to vehicles within the above specified range and does not
pertain to any other vehicle of the Company.
In the affected vehicles there is a possibility of fuel smell and in extreme condition
there may be some fuel leakage, if fuel is filled upto the Fuel Cap, beyond ‘Auto
Maruti Suzuki dealers will contact owners of all vehicles in the above mentioned
range. The Company will replace the ‘fuel filler neck’ free of cost.
As part of its regular Quality tests in the manufacturing process, the Company noticed
the problem. The new fuel filler neck is being progressively despatched to the dealer
Considering the number of vehicles impacted, the Company is building up stock of
the required component at its dealer workshops, before inviting customers.
Users of Maruti Suzuki cars (Swift, Dzire and Ertiga) who have bought their cars
post 12th November 2013 can check the Company website www.marutisuzuki.com to ascertain
if their car is among the above mentioned vehicles. This information will be available
from 11th April onwards.
The customer is requested to fill in the chassis number (MA3 followed by 14 digit
alpha-numeric number) on the computer screen. The chassis number is embossed on
the vehicle ID plate and is also in the vehicle invoice / registration documents.
Customers may also contact the nearest Maruti Suzuki dealer workshop to ascertain
if their vehicle is among the above vehicles.