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Maruti Suzuki recalls 40,453 Eeco cars for headlamp inspection

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Maruti Suzuki India Limited has announced that the brand has voluntarily recalled 40,453 units of the Maruti Suzuki Eeco manufactured between November 4th 2019 and February 25th 2020 and a few other Eeco vehicles that have had their headlamps replaced and the lamps could have come from the same period and line. Maruti Suzuki India has announced that the brand will be inspecting 40,453 units of the vehicle for a possible issue of the standard symbol missing from the headlight. The brand has announced that if any action is required on the diagnosed vehicle it shall be undertaken free of cost. 

Under this recall campaign, owners of the Maruti Suzuki Eeco will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki Dealerships in a time order for the remedy. The customers of the suspected vehicles can also check their Vehicle Chassis number on ‘Imp Customer Info’ section on the Maruti Suzuki official website. The chassis number will be MA3 followed by 14 digits alpha-numeric number. The chassis number of the vehicle is embossed on the vehicle ID plate and is also mentioned in the vehicle invoice/registration documents. It is important to note that no injuries or accidents have been reported in connection with this recall. 

Recently, Maruti Suzuki celebrated the completion of 10 years of the brand’s much popular Maruti Suzuki Eeco Van. In the last ten years, Maruti Suzuki has sold more than 7 lakh units in cumulative sales and claims to command the van segment with a 90% market share. The Eeco van can perform needs of both business and personal use and the brand claims that 50% of the customers use the van for both personal and business use. 

In other news, Maruti Suzuki has reported sales of 182,448 units in October 2020 showing a growth of 18.9% over the same period from the previous year. The total domestic sales includes 166,825 units while 6,037 units sales are for other OEMs. The brand also exported 9,586 units in October 2020.