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The Urban Cruiser Hyryder is getting yet another voluntary recall.

As per a Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) announcement, the mid-size SUV produced between August 8, 2022 and November 15, 2022 are subjected to the recall, which is the third one for the vehicle in the past two months.

Toyota reported that a total of 4,026 Urban Cruiser Hyryder vehicles have been recalled to look into a potential problem with the rear seatbelt assembly.

All of the recalled vehicles will be inspected by the firm, and the faulty component will be replaced at no cost to the customer.

Representatives of Toyota dealerships will also contact customers individually for the necessary replacement of the part.

TKM had also recalled 1,390 units of the Glanza & the Urban Cruiser Hyryder manufactured between December 8, 2022, and January 12, 2023, to inspect the airbag controller for a possible issue.

It is pertinent to mention here that Maruti Suzuki had announced on Jan 19 that it was recalling 17,362 units of six of its models to address a potential airbag controller fault.

The models include Alto K10, S-Presso, Eeco, Brezza, Baleno, and Grand Vitara.

As per a statement by the automaker, the above vehicles manufactured between December 8, 2022 and January 12, 2023; are affected by this fault.

The recall was to inspect and replace the affected part of the airbag controller, which could, in rare situations, not deploy the airbags and seat belt pre-tensioners in the event of a vehicle crash, Maruti added.