2000 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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5 Recalls for 2000 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

Recall Date Component Summary
April 27, 2001 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. UNDER TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE COULD INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REDESIGNED INTAKE MANIFOLD VACUUM UNION AND A NEW FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.

October 5, 2005 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 16-INCH WHEELS, THE FRONT BRAKE DISCS MAY BREAK UNDER SEVERE DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR IN CONDITIONS WHERE THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN ON A REGULAR BASIS ON EXTREMELY STEEP PAVED DOWN-SLOPES WHILE CONTINUOUSLY APPLYING THE BRAKES.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE DISCS ON THESE VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 10, 2005. THESE VEHICLES ARE LOCATED ON ST. THOMAS ISLAND (VIRGIN ISLANDS). OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI DEL CARIBE AT 787-622-0600.

August 30, 2004 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, UNDER AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW -25 DEGREES CELSIUS, MOISTURE CAN FREEZE IN THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR. AS A RESULT, FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE MAY INCREASE AT THE TIME OF ENGINE START UP, CAUSING FUEL LOSS AT THE FUEL PIPE/FUEL HOSE CONNECTION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR, THE FUEL DELIVER HOSE AND REPLACE THE HOSE CLAMP WITH AN IMPROVED CLAMP. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 29, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.

December 5, 2003 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, THE ACCELERATOR CABLE CASING CAP THAT IS ATTACHED TO THE VEHICLE FIREWALL CAN CRACK DUE TO EXTENDED EXPOSURE TO FORCES FROM THE ACCELERATOR CABLE AND INSUFFICIENT LONG-TERM DURABILITY OF THE PLASTIC CASING CAP. IF THE CASING CAP BECOMES CRACKED, MOVEMENT OF THE INNER ACCELERATOR CABLE THROUGH THE CAP CAN CAUSE THE INNER ACCELERATOR CABLE TO BECOME FRAYED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE ACCELERATOR CABLE, WHICH INCLUDES THE PLASTIC CASING CAP. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JANUARY 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.

December 26, 2000 WHEELS

EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: STEEL REPLACEMENT WHEELS, PART NO. 4310-665D21-27S, USED FOR SPARE PARTS ON 1999-2001 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA AND 2001 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA XL-7 MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE AFFECTED WHEELS WERE PRODUCED FROM JULY 30 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 20, 2000. THE THICKNESS OF THE STEEL WHEEL INBOARD OF THE AREA WHERE THE WHEEL RIM IS WELDED TO THE WHEEL DISK IS LESS THAN THE DESIGN SPECIFICATION.

Remedy:

DEALERS WERE NOTIFIED TO REMOVE ANY OF THESE AFFECTED WHEELS FROM THE STOCK INVENTORY AND RETURN TO AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR COMPANY. SUZUKI WILL NOTIFY ANY END USERS WHICH PURCHASED THE REPLACEMENT WHEELS OF THE DEFECT AND TO RETURN THEIR WHEELS TO SUZUKI FOR A FREE REPLACEMENT.

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4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2000 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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Date Component  
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body & frame

88 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2000 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10057268
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11152925
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10351649
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10226144
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10213719
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10176709
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10153175
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10145742
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 10121470
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10111019
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10109444
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
ODI Number: 10103345
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10096777
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10081357
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10071633
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10073333
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10069849
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10059612
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10060910
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10059759
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10061460
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10057271
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10057268
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10056115
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10055723
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10055938
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10051806
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10045044
TIRES
ODI Number: 10031718
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10024571
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10020450
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10011689
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 10008757
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10005869
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10002229
AIR BAGS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10004325
WHEELS
ODI Number: 8016573
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 8018563
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 8018562
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8011768
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 8012698
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 8011183
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8013756
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8003292
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 898834
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 899143
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 899741
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 899629
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
ODI Number: 897549
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 899277
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 897484
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 897807
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 898855
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 894291
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 896221
WHEELS
ODI Number: 893936
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 892843
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 892471
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 896580
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 891683
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 896008
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 894092
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 895957
WHEELS
ODI Number: 895468
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 895065
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 891366
STEERING
ODI Number: 886111
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 890512
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 877388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 864834
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 767689
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 767537
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 760525
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 757338
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 755427
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 755009
TIRES
ODI Number: 753037
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 751643
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 750386
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 747738
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 747735
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY | TIRES
ODI Number: 746874
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 745679
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 719369
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 562513
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 562513
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 562513
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 895500
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0 Investigations for 2000 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
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 2000 SUZUKI Grand 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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LOUD CHAIN RATTLING NOISE FROM RIGHT FRONT OF ENGINE BEHIND THE TIMING COVER. *TT

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January 1, 2003 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

REVISED REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR AIR CONDITIONER EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING USE. *TT

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January 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL WEEPAGE/SEEPAGE FROM LEFT FRONT OF ENGINE. *TT

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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 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

REVISED REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR AIR CONDITIONER EVAPORATOR FREEZE-UP DURING USE. *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, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL LEAKING FROM LEFT FRONT OF ENGINE. *TT

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063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

EXHAUST NOISE CAN BE HEARD FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE. *TT

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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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061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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