1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

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1 Recalls for 1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

Recall Date Component Summary
January 20, 2000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. INSUFFICIENT STRENGTH OF THE MOUNTING BASE ON THE UPPER END OF THE FRONT STRUTS CAN LEAD TO BREAKAGE OF THE MOUNTING BOLTS THAT ATTACH THE UPPER END OF THE FRONT STRUTS TO THE VEHICLE BODY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL ADD A REINFORCEMENT, FOR BOTH FRONT STRUTS, BETWEEN THE FRONT STRUT MOUNTING BASE AND THE VEHICLE BODY. IN ADDITION, THE FRONT STRUT MOUNTING BASES, MOUNTING BOLTS AND NUTS, AND STRUT BAR STAYS WILL BE REPLACED.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

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Date Component  
air conditioning/heat

41 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

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Date Component  
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10024422
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 8022441
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 8007787
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8004607
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8008801
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 892698
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 894411
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 886214
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 871855
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 862766
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 858684
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 860550
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 858885
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 829577
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 834272
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 824717
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 824706
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 820989
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 818464
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 808428
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 805550
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 784610
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 751119
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 748208
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 731869
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 723888
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 722934
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 721617
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 713749
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 706533
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 566630
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 551994
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 543968
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 543968
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 543968
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 543968
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 540734
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 530460
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 520728
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 520728
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 520728
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0 Investigations for 1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

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5 Service Alerts for 1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

Date Description
November 20, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 20, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH

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January 1, 1997 107000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS

WHEN SERVICING THE NEW STYLE AUTO HUB, PLEASE USE THE NEW STYLE TOOLS AS LISTED. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 4, 2000 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS THE REVISED CLAIMS SUBMISSION PROCEDURES FOR REPLACEMENT BATTERIES UNDER WARRANTY. *TT

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1997 SUZUKI Sidekick

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