CUSTOMER SERVICE CAMPAIGN “NJ” A/C LEAK CHECK AT SUCTION HOSE – 2008 Suzuki Forenza & Reno

FORENZA

Technical Bulletin

Division: Automotive Section Title: HVAC
Category: Technical TSB No. TS 01  11198
SUBJECT: CUSTOMER SERVICE CAMPAIGN “NJ” A/C LEAK CHECK AT SUCTION HOSE
MODEL(S): FORENZA, FORENZA WAGON, RENO (RQ420) 2008
YEAR:
AFFECTED VINS: SEE ATTACHED VIN LIST
NOTE: There may be VINs between the affected VIN numbers that are not included in this campaign. If the vehicle is in dealer inventory or the customer brings the vehicle in for any kind of service, please check vehicle history on Suzuki Connect to verify wether the VIN is affected or not.
CONDITION: A/C may not be getting as cold as usual or may not cool at all.
CAUSE: The A/C suction hose was incorrectly manufactured between March 1st and May 31st of 2008. The bead thickness at the connection between the suction hose and compressor was incorrectly manufactured.
CORRECTION: Dealers are to leak check and if necessary replace the suction hose assembly on all affected in-stock and customer vehicles regardless of vehicle age, mileage, or date of visit. Please check under the engine hood at the core support for the “Purple” “NJ” sticker or the vehicle warranty history to verify if the repair is already done. Please follow below instructions to inspect and replace the suction hose on affected vehicle.

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CHECK ENGINE LIGHT “ON”, DTC P0128 – 2007-2008 Suzuki XL7

Technical Bulletin

Division:  Automotive Section Title: Engine
Category: Technical TSB No. TS 24  02118
SUBJECT: CHECK ENGINE LIGHT “ON”, DTC P0128 (ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE (ECT) BELOW THERMOSTAT REGULATING TEMPERATURE) -OUTSIDE TEMPERATURES BELOW FREEZING
MODEL(S): XL7 (JC636)
YEAR: 2007~2008
CONDITION: Check engine light is ON with DTC P0128 (Engine coolant temperature (ECT) below thermostat regulating temperature) stored.
CAUSE: Mis-calibration for vehicles with rear HVAC. Heat up time exceeded due to extra coolant capacity of rear HVAC equipped vehicles.
CORRECTION: DO NOT REPLACE THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) OR THERMOSTAT! Please follow the service manual procedure to reprogram the ECM with the latest software. Be sure to click “Clear DTC’s” after programming finishes. See below.

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VZ – MANUAL TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT REAR SHAFT – 2009-2013 Suzuki Grand Vitara

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V085
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 791

 

Gear Shift Rear Shaft may Break

If the transmission cannot be shifted, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Grand Vitara vehicles equipped with a manual transmission.

The gear shift rear shaft on these vehicles may break, preventing the gears from being able to be changed.

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2A67 – Stator Assv Replacement – 2012-2016 Suzuki DL650

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V878
Manufacturer Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Components
Potential Number of Units Affected 8,613

 

Alternator may not Charge Battery

A short circuit of the stator wires may prevent the battery from properly charging, causing an engine stall and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2012-2016 DL650 motorcycles manufactured August 30, 2011, to October 12, 2015.

In the affected motorcycles, the alternator stator may have insufficient heat resistance, resulting in a short circuit of the stator wires.

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2A66 – Brake Light Switch Corrosion Causing Short Circuit – 2013 2015 2017 Suzuki GW250

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V808
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,890

Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.

 

SUMMARY:

Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2013, 2015, and 2017 GW250 motorcycles.

Water may enter the main wiring harness at the rear brake light switch connectors, possibly corroding the brake light switch.

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