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February 9, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V085000
Gear Shift Rear Shaft may Break


If the transmission cannot be shifted, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V085000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 791

Summary


Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Grand Vitara vehicles equipped with a manual transmission. The gear shift rear shaft on these vehicles may break, preventing the gears from being able to be changed.

Remedy


Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the gear shift rear shaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2017. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is VZ.
 

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May 17, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V331000
Transmission Control Module may Fail


A reduction in vehicle speed or reduced acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V331000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,786

Summary


Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2013 Suzuki Kizashi and SX4 vehicles equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The Transmission Control Module (TCM) may fail causing a reduction in speed or reduced vehicle acceleration.

Remedy

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TCM, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is 4005 to 4008.
 

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September 25, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V667000
Power Steering Tensioner Pulley Damage

Broken pieces of the pulley can get caught between the pulley and the drive belt, causing the drive belt to come off, resulting in a sudden loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V667000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,107

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2006 Suzuki Grand Vitara vehicles. The power steering pump belt tension adjuster pulley has an outer portion that is made of plastic. Repeated heat stress can cause the plastic material to deteriorate, causing pieces of the pulley to break off.

Remedy

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pump drive belt tension adjuster pulley, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 26, 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is 4009. Note: The vehicles included in this recall were not previously recalled under 10V-250.
 

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October 31, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V769000
Fuel Tank may Crack due to Vent Line Restriction

A cracked tank may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V769000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 21,052

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi vehicles. Dust can enter the vent line that provides fresh air to the carbon canister, restricting its air flow and possibly creating excessive negative pressure in the fuel tank which may result in the fuel tank cracking.

Remedy


The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934.
 

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November 14, 2018 NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V804000
Power Steering Pump May Seize

A seizure of the power steering pump would cause a loss of power steering assist, requiring extra steering effort at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V804000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 18,673

Summary


Suzuki Motor America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Suzuki SX4 vehicles. The power steering pump may seize causing a loss of steering assist.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934.
 

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March 7, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V187000
Passenger Seat Occupant Detection System may Fail


In the event of a crash necessitating airbag deployment, an incorrect classification may result in the passenger frontal air bag deploying even if there is a child in the front passenger seat, increasing their risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V187000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components SEATS, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 31,302

Summary


Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Kizashi and 2006-2013 Grand Vitara vehicles. The front passenger leather seat may shrink due to high humidity and high temperature. As a result, the occupant classification system (OCS) sensor mat may not accurately detect if an adult or child is occupying the seat.

Remedy

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat bottom cushion, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's numbers for this recall are 4011 and 4012.
 

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May 2, 2019 NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V343000
Occupant Detection System may Misclassify


The deactivated front air bag will not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V343000

Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 21,052

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) may misclassify an adult occupant as child and deactivate the front air bag.

Remedy


The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is C5.
 
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