2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

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5 Recalls for 2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

Recall Date Component Summary
May 2, 2019 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) may misclassify an adult occupant as child and deactivate the front air bag.

Remedy:

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk were mailed June 28, 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is C5.

March 7, 2019 AIR BAGS:SENSOR:OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION | SEATS

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Kizashi and 2006-2013 Grand Vitara vehicles. The front passenger leather seat may shrink due to high humidity and high temperature. As a result, the occupant classification system (OCS) sensor mat may not accurately detect if an adult or child is occupying the seat.

Remedy:

Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seat bottom cushion, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters were mailed on May 3, 2019. All second letters notifying owners of the remedy were mailed by April 10, 2020. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s numbers for this recall are 4011 and 4012.

October 31, 2018 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi vehicles. Dust can enter the vent line that provides fresh air to the carbon canister, restricting its air flow and possibly creating excessive negative pressure in the fuel tank which may result in the fuel tank cracking.

Remedy:

Suzuki has sent owners an initial notification to inform them of the recall. When parts are available, a second notice will be mailed and dealers will install a cover over the opening near the suction pipe inlet, and relocate the suction filter. The fuel cap and fuel tank will also be replaced with improved parts. The recall began August 12, 2019. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934.

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.

July 30, 2014 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Suzuki Motor Of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Kizashi vehicles manufactured October 2009 through July 2012. In the affected vehicles, spiders may weave a web in the evaporative canister vent hose, blocking it and causing the fuel tank to have an excessive amount of negative pressure.

Remedy:

Suzuki is in the process of notifying owners, and dealers will replace the evaporative canister vent line on the affected vehicles with a vent line that has a filter on the end. If the canister vent line is found to be obstructed by a spider web, the fuel tank will also be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on August 12, 2014. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is VG.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

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Date Component  
airbags

17 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11403820
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11384950
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10896645
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS | SEATS
ODI Number: 11388952
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11384950
STEERING
ODI Number: 10928065
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11297831
STEERING
ODI Number: 11297071
AIR BAGS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11243751
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11253554
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11228798
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11170659
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11140846
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10817727
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10633293
STEERING | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10499341
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10477009
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0 Investigations for 2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

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6 Service Alerts for 2012 SUZUKI Kizashi

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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