Suzuki Recall – Fuel Pump Auto Defect and Fire Hazard
January 07, 2013
Source: National Highway Transportation Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Office of Defect Investigation (ODI)
Suzuki has issued a recall of approximately 2,830 XL-7 vehicles due to a manufacturing defect that can lead to a fuel leak. Certain 2007 vehicles manufactured from June 13, 2006 through December 22, 2006 and sold or currently registered in Arizona, California, Nevada, and Texas are identified in the recall class. The plastic supply or return port on the fuel pump module may crack, causing a fuel leak which in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fuel fed fire and catastrophic injury.
This recall schedule has not been announced but once determined; dealers will inspect the vehicle and perform the necessary service free of charge. Owners may contact American Suzuki directly at 1-714-996-7040 and reference safety recall no. NZ. Additional details can also be found by referencing NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V597000.
Owners are encouraged to contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to www.safercar.gov with any questions or concerns surrounding these or any other recalls or safety campaigns.