2011 SUZUKI SX4

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3 Recalls for 2011 SUZUKI SX4

Recall Date Component Summary
December 22, 2014 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 SX4 vehicles manufactured July 16, 2009, to November 1, 2012, and 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles manufactured October 13, 2009, to October 31, 2012. The shift selector can be moved out of the “Park” position without depressing the brake pedal.

Remedy:

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift selector assembly and inspect, and if necessary, replace the shift knob, free of charge. The recall began January 16, 2015. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-714-996-7040. Suzuki’s number for this recall is VL.

September 6, 2013 AIR BAGS

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2006-2011 Grand Vitara and 2007-2011 SX4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, over time, the OCS sensor mat installed in the front passenger seat may fail due to repeated flexing of the mat from use of the seat. As a result, during a crash necessitating deployment, the air bag will deploy regardless of whether the front seat occupant is an adult or a child.

Remedy:

Suzuki will notify owners and dealers will replace the front passenger seat cushion assembly (which includes the OCS sensor mat) free of charge. Sufficient quantities of parts are not currently available to fix all of the affected vehicles. Owners will be notified of the recall in October 2013 and will receive a second notification when parts are available to have their vehicle repaired. The recall began on May 23, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s recall campaign number is VD.

January 27, 2011 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

SUZUKI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-CYLINDER ENGINES; MODEL YEAR 2011 SUZUKI GRAND VITARA MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES PRODUCED PRIOR TO OCTOBER 17, 2010; MODEL YEAR 2010 SUZUKI SX4 PASSENGER VEHICLES; AND 2011 SUZUKI SX4 PASSENGER VEHICLES PRODUCED PRIOR TO OCTOBER 14, 2010. THE TENSION ADJUSTER PULLEY FOR THE DRIVE BELT THAT OPERATES THE ALTERNATOR, WATER PUMP, AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR AND POWER STEERING PUMP, HAS AN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED INTERNAL SPRING THAT CAN BREAK DUE TO REPEATED STRESS. IF THE SPRING BREAKS, THE DRIVE BELT WILL NOT BE ADJUSTED PROPERLY AND CAN SLIP, CAUSING A SQUEAKING NOISE. OR THE DRIVE BELT COULD COME OFF CAUSING THE DRIVER TO INCREASE TO STEER THE VEHICLE. THIS CAN ALSO CAUSE THE COOLANT TEMPERATURE INDICATION TO RISE, WHICH CAN LEAD TO THE ENGINE OVERHEATING, OR CAN CAUSE THE CHARGING LIGHT TO COME ON, WHICH CAN LEAD TO BATTERY DISCHARGE AND ENGINE STALL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TENSION ADJUSTER PULLEY WITH AN IMPROVED PART. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-887-697-8985 OR VISIT SUZUKI’S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.SUZUKIAUTO.COM.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2011 SUZUKI SX4

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13 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 SUZUKI SX4

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11242067
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11131013
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10711808
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10693259
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10681597
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10661176
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10650864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10621444
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10458467
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10446518
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 10436744
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10393844
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10384111
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3 Investigations for 2011 SUZUKI SX4

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
AIR BAGS
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10 Service Alerts for 2011 SUZUKI SX4

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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July 6, 2017 100000 POWER TRAIN

This bulletin describes corrective action needed to address complaints of reduction in engine power output due to activation of the continuously variable transmission (CVT) temperature protection control system due to deterioration of the C

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July 6, 2017 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

This bulletin describes corrective action needed to address complaints of reduction in engine power output due to activation of the continuously variable transmission (CVT) temperature protection control system due to deterioration of the C

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October 11, 2011 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SUZUKI: ON CERTAIN MY 2012 VEHICLES (SX4/KIZASHI) EQUIPPED WITH CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION (CVT), A VOLUNTARY EMISSION CAMPAIGN HAS BEEN CONDUCTED FROM MANUFACTURER. *PE

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November 1, 2011 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SUZUKI: THE REPROGRAMMING OF THE CVT CONTROLLER (TCM) IS AN EMISSION SERVICE CAMPAIGN FOR MODEL YEAR 2012. *PE

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October 14, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY OF AN IMPROVED DRIVESHAFT FLANGE AND DIFFERENTIAL SIDE OIL SEAL FOR 4WD SX4 VEHICLES. THE IMPROVED PARTS HAVE BEEN DESIGNED TO IMPROVE PREVENTION OF CORROSION ON VEHICLES DRIVEN IN SEVERE WEATHER CO

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July 25, 2012 141100 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

SUZUKI: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. WARRANTY EXTENSION FOR ‘AIR BAG’ WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATION. *JS UPDATED 7/25/12. *PE

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