Power Steering Pump May Seize – 2012-2013 Suzuki SX4

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V804
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components STEERING
Potential Number of Units Affected 18,673

 

Power Steering Pump May Seize

A seizure of the power steering pump would cause a loss of power steering assist, requiring extra steering effort at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

 

Summary

Suzuki Motor America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Suzuki SX4 vehicles. The power steering pump may seize causing a loss of steering assist.

 

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.

 

Check if your Suzuki has a Recall


Manufacturer Notices

November 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V804-2784.pdf

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Initial Notification – November 7, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V804-9534.pdf

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Chronology

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V804-9465.pdf

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Recall Acknowledgement

November 29, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V804-9473.pdf

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Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V804&docType=RCL


 

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