Fuel Tank may Crack due to Vent Line Restriction – 2010-2013 Suzuki Kizashi

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V769
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 21,052

 

Fuel Tank may Crack due to Vent Line Restriction

A cracked tank may leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

Summary

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

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA is missing critical, required information for this safety recall. This information must be supplied through the NHTSA Recalls Portal within 5 working days of confirming its accuracy:

– A description of the manufacturer’s program for remedying the defect or noncompliance (49 CFR 573.6 (c)(8)(i)).

 

Check if your Suzuki has a Recall


Manufacturer Notice

Oct. 29, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V769-3260.pdf

Download (PDF, 42KB)


Chronology of Principal Events

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V769-5471.pdf

Download (PDF, 94KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

November 15, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V769-3684.pdf

Download (PDF, 241KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V769&docType=RCL


 

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