2001 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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6 Recalls for 2001 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

Recall Date Component Summary
March 2, 2001 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: SOME SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 120, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS.” THE PRESENTATION OF SOME OF THE INFORMATION ON THE TIRE INFORMATION LABEL DEVIATES FROM THE FORMAT SET FORTH IN THE STANDARD AND THE LABEL MAY NOT BE “PERMANENTLY AFFIXED” AS REQUIRED BY THE STANDARD.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL NEW LABELS AS WELL AS AN UPDATE TO THE OWNER’S MANUAL. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 26, 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.

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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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2001 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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38 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2001 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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Date Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10938340
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10779456
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10547077
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10547265
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10496904
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 10168516
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10141739
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
ODI Number: 10126872
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 10111147
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10099810
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10097082
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10073319
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10067083
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10063269
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10063191
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10060988
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10061210
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10056076
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10048747
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10046085
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | STEERING | SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10043958
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10038112
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10032099
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE | SUSPENSION:FRONT | TIRES
ODI Number: 10021056
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10003959
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8022075
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 8023109
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 8021552
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8006233
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 894563
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 892018
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 895099
TIRES
ODI Number: 766518
AIR BAGS | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 758001
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 755048
INTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 754306
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 752155
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 751685
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0 Investigations for 2001 SUZUKI Grand Vitara

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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 2001 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.

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

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

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

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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January 1, 2004 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

REVISED REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT. *TT

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