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2013 SUZUKI SX4

Report Date:
November 14, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V804000
Component:
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

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.

Consequence Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 4, 2019. A second owner notification will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is CZ.

2013 SUZUKI SX4

Report Date:
May 17, 2018
Campaign Number:
18V331000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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.

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

Corrective Summary:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TCM, free of charge. The recall began on June 11, 2018. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is 4005 to 4008.

2013 SUZUKI SX4

Report Date:
September 22, 2015
Campaign Number:
15V587000
Component:
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

Summary:
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2012-2103 Suzuki SX4 vehicles manufactured September 3, 2011, to April 5, 2013. In the affected vehicles, insufficient clearance between the power steering pump body and the power steering fluid control valve may cause improper movement of the valve, and as a result, the power steering pump may seize.

Consequence Summary:
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.

Corrective Summary:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering pump, free of charge. The recall began on October 9, 2015. Owners may contact Suzuki's customer service number at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is VS.

2013 SUZUKI SX4

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.

2013 SUZUKI SX4

Report Date:
November 18, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V572000
Component:
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Summary:
Suzuki del Caribe (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013 SX4 vehicles manufactured December 26, 2012, through February 4, 2013 and equipped with a continuously variable transmission. The bolts that fasten the drive plate to the torque converter may not have been installed with sufficient torque and may loosen and come out.

Consequence Summary:
If the bolts detach they can get caught between the drive plate and cylinder block, which may cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

Corrective Summary:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the torque converter bolts, tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on January 7, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-572-1490. Suzuki's recall number is VE.