Maruti Suzuki recalls 181,754 vehicles to replace MGUs


Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has recalled a total of 181,754 vehicles which include the petrol variants of Ciaz, Ertiga, Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and XL6, in order to inspect and replace the faulty Motor Generator Unit (MGU) over safety concerns. The MGU is part of the mild-hybrid system, which helps with brake energy regeneration and also offer some torque assist to the ICE.

The potentially affected units were manufactured between 4th May 2018 and 27th October 2020. The owners will receive official communication from Maruti Suzuki authorized workshops, and if the unit is found defective, it’ll be replaced free of cost. The replacement drive will start from the first week of November 2021. In the meantime, MSIL advises the owners to avoid driving in waterlogged areas and direct water sprays on electrical/electronic parts of the vehicle.

The owners can also check if their vehicle falls under this recall campaign by entering the chassis number here.

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