Maruti Suzuki to Recall Over 40,000 Units of Eeco MPV to Check Headlight Assembly Fault

Maruti Suzuki Eeco.

(Image: Maruti Suzuki)

Maruti Suzuki Eeco. (Image: Maruti Suzuki)

The vehicles manufactured between November 4, 2019 and February 25, 2020 and others 'in which headlamp has been replaced in the field' are issued voluntarily recall.

Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Thursday said it will voluntarily undertake a recall for Eeco vehicles. Accordingly, the vehicles are manufactured between November 4 2019 and February 25 2020, and others 'in which headlamp has been replaced in the field'.

"The company will inspect 40,453 units of Eeco for a possible issue of standard symbol missing on the head lamp. Any action, if required, shall be undertaken free of cost," the company said in a statement on Thursday. "Owners of the suspected vehicles under this recall campaign will be contacted by Maruti Suzuki authorized dealers in due course of time."

The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) earlier reported an 18.9 per cent increase in sales at 1,82,448 units in October. The company had sold 1,53,435 units in October last year, Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) said in a statement.

Domestic sales increased 19.8 per cent to 1,72,862 units last month as against 1,44,277 units in October 2019, it added. Sales of mini cars, comprising Alto and S-Presso, declined marginally to 28,462 units as compared to 28,537 units in the same month last year.

Sales of compact segment, including models such as Swift, Celerio, Ignis, Baleno and Dzire, increased by 19.2 per cent to 95,067 units as against 75,094 cars in October last year. Mid-sized sedan Ciaz sales stood at 1,422 units as compared with 2,371 units in October 2019, a decline of 40 per cent.

However, sales of utility vehicles, including Vitara Brezza, S-Cross and Ertiga, rose 9.9 per cent to 25,396 units as compared with 23,108 units in the year-ago month, MSI said. Exports in February were up 4.7 per cent at 9,586 units as against 9,158 units in the corresponding month last year, the company said.

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