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2011 SUZUKI KIZASHI

Report Date:
October 31, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V769000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

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.

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

Corrective Summary:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim notification letters were mailed on December 14, 2018. Owners will receive a second notification when the remedy is available. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934.

2011 SUZUKI KIZASHI

Report Date:
December 22, 2014
Campaign Number:
14V811000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Summary:
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 SX4 vehicles manufactured July 16, 2009, to November 1, 2012, and 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles manufactured October 13, 2009, to October 31, 2012. The shift selector can be moved out of the "Park" position without depressing the brake pedal.

Consequence Summary:
If the shift selector is moved out of the "Park" position while the brake pedal is not depressed, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Summary:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift selector assembly and inspect, and if necessary, replace the shift knob, free of charge. The recall began January 16, 2015. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-996-7040. Suzuki's number for this recall is VL.

2011 SUZUKI KIZASHI

Report Date:
July 30, 2014
Campaign Number:
14V464000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Summary:
Suzuki Motor Of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles manufactured October 2009 through July 2012. In the affected vehicles, spiders may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent hose, blocking it and causing the fuel tank to have an excessive amount of negative pressure.

Consequence Summary:
Negative pressure could cause the fuel tank to crack resulting in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

Corrective Summary:
Suzuki is in the process of notifying owners, and dealers will replace the evaporative canister vent line on the affected vehicles with a vent line that has a filter on the end. If the canister vent line is found to be obstructed by a spider web, the fuel tank will also be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on August 12, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is VG.