2008 SUZUKI Forenza

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2008 SUZUKI Forenza

Recall Date Component Summary
May 19, 2014 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 Forenza vehicles, and 2005-2008 Reno vehicles manufactured from September 1, 2003, through July 30, 2008. In the affected vehicles, heat may be generated in the headlamp switch or daytime running light (DRL) module which could melt the headlamp switch or the DRL module.

Remedy:

Suzuki will replace the signal switch and add a jumper relay kit and will replace the DRL Module in teh instrument panel harness. Suzuki distributed to owners an interim letter on July 30, 2014. The recall began October 29, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is XA.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2008 SUZUKI Forenza

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151 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2008 SUZUKI Forenza

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10917477
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10910180
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10910877
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11004239
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN | SEATS
ODI Number: 11006019
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11011569
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10898681
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10893886
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10933912
ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11208565
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11101843
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11113326
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11025101
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10863313
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10849829
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10850096
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10824572
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10822260
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10811878
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10808923
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10807292
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10785776
STEERING
ODI Number: 10777684
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10758611
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10731838
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10722054
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10704488
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10702164
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10694342
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10693839
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10694899
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10692542
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10692907
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10676785
POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10668621
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10668777
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10659028
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10655247
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10653378
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10653377
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10651779
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10629553
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10629551
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10630628
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10630189
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10626977
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10621933
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10618682
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10618638
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
ODI Number: 10611032
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10605320
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10594208
POWER TRAIN | SEATS
ODI Number: 10593610
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10594145
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10593689
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10587970
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10588682
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10583583
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10579463
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10573461
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10572741
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10572738
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10559520
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10560858
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10554027
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10553744
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10548653
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10547487
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10548241
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10548013
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10543858
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10544235
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10544664
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10542572
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10536737
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10536723
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10534672
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10534790
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10525982
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10525491
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10524302
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10522063
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10522160
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10519572
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10519406
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10508780
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10505827
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10508295
POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10502689
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10501823
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10502012
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10496518
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10496374
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10496193
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10496628
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10498496
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10493737
POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10489578
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10489550
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10486483
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10475753
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10469172
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10465925
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10462881
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10463409
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10456383
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10453030
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10449230
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10446915
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10444601
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10440947
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10438460
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10440606
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10440395
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10436737
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10434287
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10430284
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10429529
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10425824
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10427187
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10417176
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10407169
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10405970
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10406896
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10400592
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10394426
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10390104
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10383892
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10382843
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10375499
AIR BAGS | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10370135
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10369890
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10366595
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10365426
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10362797
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10349225
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
ODI Number: 10336348
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10310123
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10302610
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10296378
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10292858
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10289263
TIRES
ODI Number: 10275825
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10274887
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10268675
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10261017
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10261054
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10240102
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10238006
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10489600
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10700900
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15 Service Alerts for 2008 SUZUKI Forenza

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

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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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August 8, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SUZUKI: SUZUKI HAS REPLACEMENT OIL PUMPS THAT HAVE A THREADED PLUG. THE THREADED PROVES TO BE DIFFICULT TO REMOVE WITHOUT CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE NEW OIL PUMP. THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES PROCEDURES WHEN REPLACING THE OLD OIL PUMP. *JS

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102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

MANUAL TRANSMISSION SHIFT LINKAGE ADJUSTMENT. *NJ

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January 1, 2008 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

REQUIRED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE. MY 2004-2008 FORENZ SEDAN/WAGON, RENO (RQ420). *NJ

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March 12, 2009 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

SUZUKI: A/C LEAK CHECK AT SUCTION HOSE WHICH NO LONGER REQUIRED TO BE REPLACED. A/C MAY NOT BE GETTING AS COLD AS USUAL OR MAY NOT COOL AT ALL. MODELS FORENZA, FORENZA WAGON, RENO (RQ420). *PE

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March 12, 2009 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SUZUKI: A/C LEAK CHECK AT SUCTION HOSE WHICH NO LONGER REQUIRED TO BE REPLACED. A/C MAY NOT BE GETTING AS COLD AS USUAL OR MAY NOT COOL AT ALL. MODELS FORENZA, FORENZA WAGON, RENO (RQ420). *PE

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December 1, 2007 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

P0441 OR P0496 (EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM CONTINUOUS PURGE FLOW). *NJ

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April 1, 2011 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUZUKI VEHICLE: COUNTER MEASURE PROCEDURE FOR DTC P2135. MIL LIGHT IS ON; DTC P2135 STORED WITHOUT FULLY CHECKING SYSTEM AND CIRCUITS AFTER REPAIRS AND/OR REPLACEMENT TO THROTTLE BODY. *PE

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November 1, 2010 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

SUZUKI VEHICLES: COUNTER MEASURE PROCEDURE FOR DTC P2138. MIL LIGHT IS ON, DTC P2138 STORED. FAILURE OF THE CONNECTOR AND/OR WIRING CIRCUITS BETWEEN THE ECM AND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR. MODELS FORENZA, FORENZA WAGON AND REN

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November 1, 2010 181000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

SUZUKI VEHICLES: COUNTER MEASURE PROCEDURE FOR DTC P2138. MIL LIGHT IS ON, DTC P2138 STORED. FAILURE OF THE CONNECTOR AND/OR WIRING CIRCUITS BETWEEN THE ECM AND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL POSITION SENSOR. MODELS FORENZA, FORENZA WAGON AND REN

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August 1, 2009 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SUZUKI VEHICLES: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS LOOSE IN THE SHIFT GATE AND/OR IGNITION KEY CANNOT BE REMOVED. THE TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER DOES NOT HOLD FIRMLY TO THE LEFT OF THE SHIFT GAGE AS EXPECTED. *PE

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August 1, 2009 103500 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

SUZUKI VEHICLES: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS LOOSE IN THE SHIFT GATE AND/OR IGNITION KEY CANNOT BE REMOVED. THE TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER DOES NOT HOLD FIRMLY TO THE LEFT OF THE SHIFT GAGE AS EXPECTED. *PE

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March 12, 2013 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

LONG BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL FORENZA EQUIPPED WITH ABS BRAKES. CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF LONG BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL AND/OR REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE. SUZUKI. *KB

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February 28, 2013 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

LOSS OF BRAKE FUNCTION-EXTENDED BRAKE PEDAL TRAVEL. VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE REDUCED BRAKE PERFORMANCE AND/OR SPONGY, LOW BRAKE PEDAL OPERATION DUE TO THE STICKING CONDITION OF THE VALVE WITHIN THE ABS MODULE. SUZUKI. *KB

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2008 SUZUKI Forenza

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