1999 SUZUKI Vitara

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5 Recalls for 1999 SUZUKI Vitara

Recall Date Component Summary
October 15, 1999 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME OF THESE VEHICLES HAVE AN INOPERATIVE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH. IF THE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH DOES NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY WHEN THE BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED, THE BRAKE LIGHTS MAY BE INOPERATIVE. ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE, A FAILURE IN THE BRAKE LAMP-ACTUATING SWITCH MAY ALSO PREVENT SHIFTING OUT OF PARK. THIS DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH ASSEMBLY.

June 28, 1999 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2-DOOR PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING PORT INSTALLATION OF REAR STEREO SPEAKERS, THE FRONT SEAT BELT LOWER ANCHOR BOLTS WERE REMOVED TO FACILITATE THE REAR SPEAKER INSTALLATION AND MAY NOT HAVE BEEN TORQUED TO SPECIFICATION AFTER INSTALLATION OF THE SPEAKERS.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL RETORQUE BOTH OF THE FRONT SEAT BELT LOWER ANCHOR BOLTS TO SPECIFICATION.

June 28, 1999 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 2-DOOR PASSENGER VEHICLES. DURING PORT INSTALLATION OF REAR STEREO SPEAKERS, THE VEHICLES WIRING HARNESS COULD HAVE BEEN PINCHED BETWEEN THE REAR STEREO SPEAKER AND SPEAKER RETAINING PLATE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE POSITION/CONDITION OF THE REAR WIRING HARNESS AND REPAIR THE WIRING HARNESS, IF NECESSARY.

February 9, 1999 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE COUPLING THAT CONNECTS THE STEERING COLUMN SHAFT TO THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT IS CRACKED. THIS COULD ALLOW THE STEERING SHAFTS TO SEPARATE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE STEERING SHAFT COUPLING.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1999 SUZUKI Vitara

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52 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1999 SUZUKI Vitara

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 855110
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 854707
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10348236
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10323384
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10238761
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10238726
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10233633
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10101255
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10103801
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10098924
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10065816
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10053379
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10042021
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10020833
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8010003
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 893003
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 894747
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 887679
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 889190
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 874445
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 864221
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 862312
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 862625
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 859527
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 855110
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 854707
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 854326
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 850883
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 848841
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 845089
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 845867
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 842415
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 840641
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 762686
SUSPENSION:FRONT | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 749240
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 748426
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 744004
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 738303
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 720056
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 718242
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
ODI Number: 718241
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 716378
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK:SELECTOR DEVICES | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 710817
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 710666
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 709728
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 705763
TIRES
ODI Number: 702395
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
ODI Number: 551516
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 548044
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 547577
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 543479
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 544068
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

15 Service Alerts for 1999 SUZUKI Vitara

Date Description
July 8, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

Reminder of the importance to conduct safety inspections for rust damage to suspension and related parts that could be caused by road salt or other chemicals applied to the roadway.

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July 8, 2022 160000 STRUCTURE

Reminder of the importance to conduct safety inspections for rust damage to suspension and related parts that could be caused by road salt or other chemicals applied to the roadway.

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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

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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

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January 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE, B1026 FLOW TABLE. SERVICE MANUAL UDPATE CORRECTION. *TT

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January 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL LEVEL READS AT LOW MARK ON OIL LEVEL DIP STICK. 1999 – 2003 VITARA/GRAND VITARA/XL-7. *TT

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January 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A CRANK BUT NO-START CONDITION IN COLD WEATER CONDITIONS. *TT

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January 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE FOR RESEALING FRONT TIMING CHAIN COVER. *MR

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060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MODIFICATION OF MAIN BEARING OIL CLEARANCE AND THE BEARING SELECTION PROCEDURE. 1999-2005 SUZUKI VITARA SQ420/SQ625L, GRAND VITARA SQ625W, AND XL-7 JA627 *SC

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105500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

FRONT DIFFERENTIAL OIL SEAL REPLACEMENT. *KB

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061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MODIFICATION OF MAIN BEARING OIL CLEARANCE AND THE BEARING SELECTION PROCEDURE. *TT

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January 1, 2001 105500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

A CONDITION MAY EXIST ON CERTAIN MODELS WHERE THE FRONT DIFFERENTIAL HOUSING MAY LEAK FLUID FROM THE RIGHT SIDE OIL SEAL. *TT

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062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH

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January 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A CRANK BUT NO-START CONDITION IN 5 DEGREES F OR COLDER WEATHER CONDITIONS. *TT

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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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